Andrew H. Walker BET Photographer
After collaborating with everyone from Snoop Dogg to Rick Ross, R&B newbie and Houston native Miss Mykie has landed her biggest gig to date, as the new co-host of BET’s 106&Park. The Howard University alum and AKA (she penned the unofficial, underground theme song for the sorority “Imma AKA”) dishes on her jitters about her new gig, lame pick-up lines and what’s really important in the upcoming election. –J.H.
The actress dishes on working on the Starz hit series Boss
These days a lot of people enjoy pretending to be a boss, but Sanaa Lathan actually gets paid to play the role. Her new gig as “Mona Fredricks” on the Kelsey Grammer-helmed Starz series, Boss, is one of her most powerful to date. We caught up with Lathan to get her take on her character and why she loves working on the second season of the critically-acclaimed series, which premiered on Starz on Aug. 17. —J.H.
Malik Yoba has been a star of stage and screen for almost 20 years. Best known for his portrayal of J.C. Williams on the 90s hit drama, New York Undercover, Yoba has appeared in 10 other television pilots since. His newest series, SyFy’s Alphas is a science fiction thrill ride that will re-acquaint his fans with his smoldering sex appeal. We caught up with Malik to talk about superpowers, success and Hollywood.