Red Carpet Fresh: Rihanna, Teyonah Parris, Tracee Ellis Ross & More At 2016 Black Girls Rock! Awards

Teyonah X Rihanna X Monica X Yara -2016 Black Girls Rock!

The red carpet slay was in full effect during the 2016 Black Girls Rock! awards hosted Friday night (April 1) at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The annual event celebrating the power and impact of Black women and girls brought out hot hair and beauty moments.

Jumpsuits, plunging necklines and detail ruled the fashion looks, while natural tresses, waves and loose ponytails were the looks of the evening. Among those who gave us paparazzi life were Rock Star award recipient Rihanna, Kelly RowlandTeyonah Parris and host Tracee Ellis Ross.

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You can tune in to BET this Tuesday at 8pm EST to watch the ceremony honoring music icon Gladys Knight, writer/director/producer Shonda Rhimes, The Walking Dead‘s Danai Gurira, and Black Lives Matter founders Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi.

Until then, click through to check out some of our favorite red carpet moments.

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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