It was a wonderful winter! Some of my highlights include the above brainstorming session with the legendary Jim Jones, a tour of THC Design in LA, being invited to the world premiere of the Sonic film (and getting to see Jim Carrey and James Marsden IRL!), randomly appearing on The Shade Room in a throwback 106 & Park clip from my high school days (what are the odds?! LOL!) and being able to meet some of our amazing MEIA fans in Orlando when I hosted the M Lounge on Feb. 28!
London was so, so, SO amazing – it was everything I ever dreamed my first time there would be like! So glad my mom could join me for the work/play adventure!
Thank you to my publicist Sophie and to Linda E on The Pulse, Wardah Sempa on The Beat and Willzy on Westside FM for the AMAZING interviews! Thank you to Haddon PR and Marbek for gifting me with some dope pieces, thank you to Louis Rei and Akelle of WSTRN for showing me a great time and last but not least to Denzel Curry and Guapdad 4000 for being hella cool with my mom backstage!
We also took a quick day trip to Paris and it was so fire. Check out the pics below. I’ll be back soon!
The fall wrapped up with some pretty dope shit under my belt.
Hit a few pop-ups including the Lisa Frank collab with Hotels.com and Amber Rose and AE‘s collab with Posta Boys.
Also hella enjoyed myself at Complex Con 2019 thanks to the folks over at Hennessy, and was asked to sign the copies of my first book available at Barnes & Noble in The Grove!
As a writer, Lena Waithe is truly an inspiration to me. It was SUCH an honor to talk with her at the Queen & Slim L.A. screening, hosted by the incomparable Solange Knowles. This movie is so so so so important!
Thank you to Cashmere Agency and Brianne Pins for this moment, and to the homie Sasha for snapping away! P.S. My second book coming in 2020 and maybe my third. Pen game on a million, bih.
A big thank you to the good folks at Netflix who invited me out to the season two premiere party for On My Block! The cast and crew were beyond sweet and the tacos were BOMB, bruh. And I binged the whole season last night and I can confidently say – you need to watch.
I’m honored to be a part of the cast over at Trivia Mob! It’s a really dope weekly game (available now in the app store!) that you play right from your phone on Sunday nights at 6p PT and you can win money and prizes!
There are many hosts so don’t check in weekly to see me, but I will let you guys know in advance when I’m on the schedule to host again. BIG shout out to my MEIA Mob for pushing our team to get the W!
More pics from the day below.
For her 35th birthday, Amber‘s boyfriend AE and I got together to throw a surprise dinner with her closest friends and family. We pulled this ish together in 5 DAYS – 2 of which I was away in Miami for! Talk about crunch time!
Thank you Jalysa for BODYING the entire planning – bringing in Wife of the Party/Loriann for the beautiful decor, Chef E. Dubble for the amazing food and Pinhead himself to deliver the cake – made by Dejenia with just 4 days advance notice! Thank you Ariela for stepping in as bartender lol with all of the amazing Ciroc drinks – THANK YOU Carver Guru! Thank you to Babes Of The Wave for the fire shades for Amb’s gift (pictured here) and to The Ave for the SICK Slash Vans that they did rush order for me!
After dinner, we hit a few clubs and I had my first paparazzi experience. Graceful, huh? More pics below!