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Russell Simmons,Laura Govan, Marlon Wayans & More Attend ‘Sip & Style’ Event Hosted By NBC’s Marlon Star Bresha Webb

It was a day of beauty and fun Saturday, August 12th, at Russell SimmonsTantris located in beautiful West Hollywood, Califronia. Stars, tastemakers and invited guest were on hand for  a ‘Sip & Style’ event hosted by NBC’s Marlon star, Bresha Webb.

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Guests were treated to wellness and pampering services provided by Aveda cosmetics and Tantris hairstylist.

There was also a bevy of star power on hand as well, Russell Simmons (Owner of Tantris/Media Mogul), Laura Govan (formerly of VH1’s Basketball Wives), AJ Johnson (Actress/Celebrity Personal Trainer),Simone Shepherd (Social Media Influencer/Comedian), Dominique Perry (Insecure), Gabrielle Dennis (Insecure), Ashley North (W.A.G.S), Angela Christine (Tantris salon Senior Creative Consultant and Celebrity Hairstylist), Angell Conwell (Actress), Ashley Everett (Beyonce’s Dance Captain), Cece Price (Social Media Influencer ‘The CeCe Show’), Jasmine Brand (The Jasmine Brand), Kellee Stewart (NBC Midnight, Texas), Monique Coleman (Actress), Nina Parker (Access Hollywood Live), Russell Simmons (Owner of Tantris), Zulay Henao (OWN Love Thy Neighbor) and stars of the upcoming show Marlon, Notlim Taylor and Marlon Wayans.

It definitely looked like a day of nothing but pure fun, beauty,laughs with plenty of black girl magic in the air!

To see more photos from the amazing event checkout the gallery below and also makes sure you tune into NBC, this Wednesday, at 9/8 p.m. CST when Marlon premieres!

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#GrammyWeekend: Celebrities Attend Essence’s Black Women In Music Gala Presented by Lincoln Motor Company

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The Lincoln Motor Company returned this year as an exclusive automotive sponsor for ESSENCE’s eighth annual Black Women in Music event held last night in Los Angeles. 2017 marks the eighth consecutive year Lincoln has been an elite patron for the event.

This year’s event celebrated nominees from the biggest night in music, along with singer/songwriter Erykah Badu on the 20th anniversary of her groundbreaking debut album Baduizm.

Award-winning singer/songwriter Estelle joined Lincoln on stage as part of the festivities to premiere her feature in Lincoln’s ongoing First Listen series. The latest feature, available for viewing on Lincoln Now, previews Estelle’s latest track, “Be in Luv,” from behind the wheel of the all-new Lincoln Continental.

Nigerian singer-songwriter, actress, and Roc Nation‘s very own Tiwa Savage also performed live as an opening act just before Erykah hit the stage.

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“This is a big week for Lincoln as it relates to music,” said Raj Register, multicultural communications manager, Lincoln. “From celebrating women at events like Black Women in Music, to debuting Estelle’s First Listen piece, to premiering Gary Clark Jr.’s new Continental commercial, it’s clear music drives us.”

READ MORE: FLY CARS: LINCOLN TEAMS UP WITH GARY CLARK JR. FOR NEW COMMERCIAL [VIDEO]

Celebrities that hit the Black Carpet were: the cast of BET’s New Edition mini-series (Luke James, Keith Powers & Woody McClain), Mya, Remy Ma, Lil Mama, Billboard‘s Bozoma Saint John, Diana Gordon aka Wynter Gordon, Gabrielle Dennis, Chloe x Halle, Faith Evans, Serayah McNeil, Simone Missick, Mario, Master P & his daughter Cymphonique, Tasha Smith and many more. shared the red carpet with the all-new Continental and Lincoln MKZ.

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A MUST SEE: Brely Evans and Pooch Hall Star In New Film, My First Love, Addressing Social Media & Infidelity

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Entertainment One Films U.S., in conjunction with, The Swirl Group, is proud to announce the release of it’s newest film, My First Love, starring fan favorites Pooch Hall (The Game and Executive Producer of My First Love), Carl Anthony Payne (Martin), Brely Evans (Being Mary Jane), Gabrielle Dennis (The Game), Kiki Haynes (For Better Or Worse), Ajiona Alexus (The Rickey Smiley Show) and Judi Blair (Magic Mike XXL).

In a world of social media and technology, a married couple with serious marital problems has reached the peak of conflict when Omar (played by Pooch Hall) becomes distracted with a constant need to check his phone and social media notifications. Carmen (played by Gabrielle Dennis) is fed up with her husband’s obsession and is ready to call it quits unless Omar gives her the proper attention she desires.

“I want this film to save families due to overuse of electronic devices and social media,” says Mark Harris, Director of My First Love.

Following the successful debut on BET Networks, My First Love is now ready for at home viewing.My First Love is available via in store and online locations such as: Walmart, Redbox, iTunes,Amazon, Mgo, Vudu, Comcast, Verizon, Cox, Dish Network, Frontier, Xbox, Google, and Midwest Tapes

Please view the trailer for My First Love HERE.