Posts tagged "YaYa DaCosta"


Yaya Dacosta Embodies Female Icons In #ImEveryWoman Photoshoot

  Yaya Dacosta is reminding us of her modeling roots with her #ImEveryWoman campaign honoring Whitney Houston’s legacy. In the shoot, she channels Pam…


Lucille Ball, Pam Grier And More Would Be Flattered By Yaya DaCosta’s Latest Shoot

Somewhere in the world, Tyra Banks is looking at Yaya DaCosta’s Instagram account saying, “Yassssss.” The former America’s Next Top Model contestant and the star…


Yaya Dacosta Ending Two Year Marriage to Joshua Bee Alafia

Another couple can be scratched off of everyone’s “relationship goals” list. According to US Weekly, …


At Least She Resembles Her: Whitney Houston Biopic Gets Premiere Date

Yaya Decosta is still pegged to play Whitney Houston in Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic and the musical story finally has a premiere date. Next year, fans…


Watch: Behind The Scenes Of Lifetime’s Whitney Houston Biopic

Lifetime's biopic on the late great Whitney Houston continues to be the center of controversy. Still, the Angela Bassett-directed show must go on.


Watch Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston [Snippet]

Entertainment Tonight made a visit to the set of Whitney Houston’s Lifetime biopic and debuts Yaya DaCosta as the beloved star in a video clip. Showing off her Nippy…


Yaya Dacosta Wows in Tom Ford Fall Ad

It seems to us that with beauty, brains (Brown University graduate) and talent (runner up of America’s Next Top Model Cycle 3), Yaya Dacosta is…


You’ll Hear Whitney’s Songs, But Not Voice in Upcoming Biopic

You’ll hear Whitney’s songs, but you won’t hear her voice in her upcoming biopic. Just days after Lifetime released the photo revealing Arlen Escarpeta as…

Movies & TV

Is Arlen Escarpeta A Convincing Bobby Brown?

Last week Entertainment Weekly revealed the first image of Yaya Dacosta as Whitney Houston for the upcoming Lifetime biopic Whitney. The previous criticism over casting…


Is Arlen Escarpeta a Convincing Bobby Brown?

Last week Entertainment Weekly revealed the first image of Yaya Dacosta as Whitney Houston for the upcoming Lifetime biopic Whitney. The previous criticism over…


First Look: Yaya DaCosta As Whitney Houston In Lifetime Biopic

Yaya DaCosta has the Internet doing a double take after the former America's Next Top Model contestant transformed into the iconic diva for a first…


First Look: Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston for Lifetime Biopic

  At last (in our best Etta James voice)! We finally get a look at Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston for the forthcoming Lifetime biopic.


June 9: Vixen’s Pop Culture Week in Review Matrix

  From six-figure child support payments and Instagram roasts to graduating and snagging huge honors, Vixen revisits the week’s most eyebrow-raising talking points. 1. Twitter…


Former ‘Top Model’ Yaya DaCosta To Play Whitney Houston In Upcoming Biopic

While we’re still waiting on who will play Aaliyah, an actress has been picked to portray Whitney Houston in an upcoming Lifetime biopic. Former America’s…


Former ‘Top Model’ Contestant Yaya Dacosta To Play Whitney Houston

Here’s some news that might ruffle a few feathers. According to Essence and TV Line, Yaya Dacosta is slated to portray Whitney Houston in…


Yaya DaCosta and Husband Joshua Bee Alafia Show Off Their New Baby Boy [photo]

Former America’s Next Top Model contestant Yaya DaCosta and her husband Joshua Bee Alafia are new parents and proud. The happy dad posted this…


V Exclusive: Behind The Scenes Of Raphael Saadiq’s ‘Good Man’ Video

Retro singer Raphael Saadiq takes a behind-the-scenes look at his new cinematic video for “Good Man,” which stars America’s Next Top Model winner Yaya DeCosta…


Hot New Look: Smoky Olive Eye Edition

It’s a common beauty misconception that smoky-eyed looks must be achieved by using dark, nearly black shades. On the contrary, ladies like Keri Hilson, Keshia…