Clarke Lau’ren

A Chicago Native, representing LA – Clarke Lau’ren is an Entertainer and Model! Clarke has been in the Entertainment industry for 5 years now, but says that she’s always been an entertainer in all ways – with taking photos and posing becoming a part of her expressing herself.” “I had always heard that I should give modeling it a try and one of the first photographers that I worked with sold my pictures (I signed them away not knowing) to TMZ and Essence magazine. That woke me up! Lol” Clarke tells us that she had so much fun being featured in the Migos “Bad & Bougie” & Jidenna “Classic Man” video, and can also be found in the following videos: Wiz Khalifa ft Snoop “You & Your friends” Haim ft ASAP Ferg “My song 5” Sammie “I’m Him” Clarke loves modeling and enjoys projects that truly allows her to show her personality and loves being able to try different looks and pull them off so gracefully.  Not only is Clarke a model, she is very excited to get into acting and is finally dropping and showing the world her first love of music. With so much competition, Clarke’s initial challenges of her career was knowing her place, who she was, where she thought she fit in with so much competition. “People think that it’s easy to look pretty and take pics.  I’ll have a day where I question everything, but so do we […]

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DēP

Meet the super talented Singer, Actor, and Model – DēP (pronounced “Deep”). Though currently residing in Los Angeles, CA – DēP is a Houston, TX native who has made some MAJOR BOSS moves in the industry! Although DēP came from a musical family, he pursued college for a degree in Education prior to music.  However, his degree in Education was his backup plan – in case music didn’t work out. “I have always wanted to sing. Yes, I grew up around music but ever since they put me on a table top at my Aunt Linda’s church and let me sing, I was hooked. Funny thing is my mom didn’t really want me to pursue a singing career. I’ve always had a fire for going after things I desire, especially when someone says I shouldn’t.” So how did DēP make his grand entrance into the entertainment industry? DēP tells us that he got his first big break by winning a VIBE magazine talent competition for unsigned artists. While getting his first record contract with Versatile Records in Washington, DC – he realized that the industry was ready for him! “Everyone thinks that there is this one magical moment that unlocks success in anything, and that’s just not the case.” My life quote is “Nothing Is Happenstance!” – which means everything happens for a reason.” DēP tells us that there were many experiences that made him a true contender in the […]

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Tomekia Y. Luckett

  Meet Tomekia Y. Luckett, PhD, RN! The Certified Life Coach, Assistant Professor of Nursing, & Owner – CEO of Dr. Tomekia Yvette Enterprises LLC, representing Summit, MS! With serving God while living a purpose filled life as her motivation, Tomekia is making some major boss moves! Though being an Author was not her passion, she says that there was a need to share her story. “For years, I had people tell me that I should share my story of how I overcame poverty, rejection and becoming a single mother of triplets at the age of 20. God really prompted me this year to go ahead and share my stories.” To date, Tomekia has written the following three books, which were written in 30 days and were written to help anyone looking for inspiration and motivation: Finding purpose in the pain: A journey of pain, healing and purpose “Finding purpose in the pain, is a triumphant journey of how I overcame challenges to include: poverty, rejection and becoming a single mother of triplets at the age of 20. I was able to pursue education, and eventually earned a PhD in nursing leadership. I looked for love in all the wrong places and finally found the love I was looking for in God.”     Welcome to Nursing: A prayer and devotional for new nurses A nurse’s touch : A prayer and devotional for nurses “The two nursing devotionals are designed […]

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Leslie Crawford

Meet Leslie Crawford – An amazing full-time Entrepreneur from Baltimore, MD! Leslie is not only a super dope Entrepreneur, but she wears many hats of entrepreneurship such as an Author, Speaker, and the Creator of the campaign – “I Choose Me.” Leslie is an Urban Fiction Author, whose books are geared towards women. Although she never had the desire to […]

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The Boss Lady Collection

The Boss Lady Collection Location: www.thebossladycollection.com If you’re looking for jewelry that is fashionable and will turns heads, look no further than The Boss Lady Collection. Owned by Valerie Brown, The Boss Lady Collection is full of affordable and statement fashionable jewelry – regardless of the occasion. Whether you need jewelry for business or pleasure, The Boss Lady Collection is […]

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Beats By Deb

Do you love and wear make-up? Love those make-up tutorials on Instagram? Well if you’ve answered yes to any of those questions, we have a super dope MUA who is killing the game and is definitely worth an Instagram follow! Meet Deborah Bland – a phenomenal Cosmetologist specializing in Makeup Artistry! Representing Detroit, Michigan, Deborah is a MUA who is very creative and talented with make-up! Deborah received her Cosmetology license from Douglas J. Aveda Institute and specializes in colorful/glitter dramatic makeup looks. Though make-up has not always been her passion, she is now obsessed with it! “Makeup has not always been my passion. I started doing nails at age 13 and got more into hair throughout high school, with makeup coming later during my senior year.  I have been obsessed with makeup for about a year and a half now, but just started on other people in the last 6 months.” Deborah tells us that she wanted to get her Cosmetology license in case she ever wanted to pursue a career in a different field of beauty, but actually got into make-up to show people the purpose of make-up. “What made me most interested in being a makeup artist was showing people that makeup is not made for “covering imperfections” or “hiding your insecurities”.   Makeup can not only enhance features of your face, but it can help people build inner and outer confidence. It makes you feel beautiful, which […]

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Aurore TV

Did you know that BET isn’t the only network catering to Black entertainment?! Are you looking for entertainment that is relatable and enjoyable? Well, we’re here to give you the scoop on Aurore TV! Meet Latasha! Representing Queens, NYC, Latasha is the Founder of Aurore TV, and the Writer/ Producer of the Amazon Prime comedy series “Sit Black & Relax.” Latasha […]

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The BLK BOX

Have you been searching for, wanting to purchase, and use Black owned and created products? Are you a Black Entrepreneur or Business Owner, that is looking to gain more exposure? Want your business to be listed amongst other amazing Black Businesses? Well we have just the right resource for you! Representing Berkeley, CA (Bay Area stand up!!) Monique Dee is an Entrepreneur, Creator of her very own Black Business Directory, and the Creator of The BLK BOX! (BOSS Status!) With her family and community being the source of her motivation, Monique strives to provide the ultimate resource! How did the BLK BOX come to creation? Monique tells us that she got tired of hearing people saying that they don’t where to locate Black owned and created products! (We heard that!) So what exactly is The BLK BOX ? The BLK BOX is a box of 4-5 black owned products, provided by different Black owned businesses, from her Black Business Directory!! (BOOM!)   “I wanted all black businesses to be able to be involved, but I realized that not all businesses have physical products, so we created a business directory to be able to service all black business owner.”     Monique tells us that funding was a challenge she faced, with jumpstarting her company. She has investors wo were ready to invest, but they fell through a month before her first product release date. Although it was extremely hard and […]

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The Fitness Guru

Do you tell yourself you’re going to the gym, but some how end up not going? Looking for someone to help you through your journey to better health? Well we have just the right person to help you with your needs!! Meet Myles Mayfield, the phenomenal Fitness Trainer! All the way from Chicago, IL, Myles Mayfield is an Independent Certified Fitness Trainer and is motivated by waking up each day! Myles stated that he has the utmost appreciation for life, especially because no day is guaranteed. (Amen!) “I view every day as an opportunity to reach my goals.” So how did Myles get into Fitness? It was during his second year of college, that he discovered his passion for Fitness! He soon began to take his health very seriously and his body began to change. However, little did Myles know, the change in his body caught the eye of some of his classmates, who too wanted their bodies to change. At no charge to those interested, he shared his passion by unofficially training a few people who were interested. He turned out to be fairly good at it, and it gave him a feeling of pure satisfaction. (Definitely a BOSS move!) “I was studying to become a teacher which I enjoyed. After graduating college, I decided to try teaching what I love and teach it on my own time. Shortly after, I began working on my certification.” Myles earned his […]

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The SLAY Queen!

Taking photos soon, but aren’t quite photoshoot ready? Do you have an upcoming event, that you know requires a FIERCE look? Want your make-up done, but unsure of who to go to? Well we have just the right person for you, who can give you an unbelievable SLAY! Meet Philisha Asia! All the way from Los Angeles, CA, Philisha Asia is the Make-Up Artist that can slay your look like no other! (Chile…!) With Jesus being her prime motivation, as well as becoming her own BOSS being her motivation, Philisha’s passion of make-up is nothing but FIERCE! Her eye for makeup started young and it continued to grow with Philisha throughout her life. Though makeup was not her original passion, that did not stop Philisha. Initially, Philisha went to school for medicine. So what sparked the passion of make-up for Philisha? One day, after watching a video of someone else applying make-up, she casually stated to herself, “I can do that”, and picked up a brush to try it out for herself. After trying out it, Philisha realized what her true passion was! (BOOM!) After that first transformation I literally felt a passion rise up inside of me and realized “This is what I’m SUPPOSED to be doing” and I haven’t stopped yet!   While jumpstarting her business, Philisha dealt with a fear of small clientele, which she felt would hinder the growth of her business. However, Philisha quickly learned […]

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