Cynthia Erivo and Janelle Monae Serve Up Black Girl Magic At ‘Harriet’ Premiere

Cynthia Erivo x Janelle Monae
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Cynthia Erivo and Janelle Monaé won the red carpet at the premiere of their new movie Harriet.

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The beauties served up Black girl magic while posing it up Tuesday night at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles.


Cynthia Erivo x Janelle Monae
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Cynthia wowed with a tapered ice grey afro and stunning multi-hued pink Marc Jacobs frock which she called “the color of joy.”

Cynthia Erivo
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Janelle pushed through in an ornate sheer gown with plunging neckline by Honayda and crystal-accented top knot coiffed by Nikki Nelms.

Janelle Monae
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Cynthia is also getting Oscar buzz for her starring turn in the film which opens in theaters this week.

“It sounds really crazy and amazing,” she told Variety in an interview.” It’s just a wonderful time. It means a lot. And to be around this, doing this now with all of the things that are happening, it’s a dream come true,” she said.

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Stephenetta (isis) Harmon

isis is a music, hair and communications junkie. she is a Black beauty editor; founder of Sadiaa, the premiere beauty directory for women of color, and editor for HypeHair.com.