(Pics) Braxton Family Values EP 17: UNCF Evening of the Stars with Diezel!

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Darn it, I completely forgot to post my pics of Braxton Family Values at UNCF’s An Evening of Stars event earlier this month!  Episode 17: Queens of the Everglades aired last week and I missed it!  Ughhh!! I was part of the red carpet media team during the awards show and captured a few pics of Toni Braxton, her beautiful sons Diezel and Denim.  The United Negro College Fund is the nation’s largest private provider of scholarships to minority students and Toni (along with Diezel) gave away a scholarship!          ... Read The Rest →

(Pics) 2015 Essence Festival: Usher Performs, Missy Elliott and More Celebrity Sightings!


Saturday was filled with more celebrity sightings, explosive concerts and fun at the 2015 Essence Festival in New Orleans.  Usher and Missy Elliott performed at the Superdome and I KNOW it was the place to be!  Yours truly PROMISED to keep you in the know… so here we go!                                                                                  ... Read The Rest →

2015 Essence Festival: Goapele Performs at Mercedes Benz Superdome


Ever heard of R&B singer Goapele from California??  Last night, she shut it down at the 2015 Essence Festival during her performance at the Mercedes Benz Superdome!  I’m always interested in new talent and this was my first introduction to this soulful artist.  My photog buddy Jerome sent this pic from NOLA and I’ve been listening to Goapele Mohlabane ever since.                   Goapele, means “to move forward” and she did just that with her debut album “CLOSER”.  She has released several ALBUMS AND is... Read The Rest →

(Pics) 2015 Essence Festival Celebrity Sightings: Fashion Diva June Ambrose and More!

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Checkout some of the celebs spotted at the 2015 Essence Festival.  These are just random pics from various events I grabbed from Instagram.  Included: Fashion diva June Ambrose, Steve Harvey, Lalah Hathaway, Terrence J, Kevin Hart, Monica and more! I had a chance to photograph/work with June Ambrose earlier this year and I LOVE her personality.  She is so funny, stylish and a GREAT mom!  Hate I missed her this year.                                

(Pics) Red Carpet Arrivals: 12th Annual McDonald’s #365BlackAwards

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The 12th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards show was held TODAY at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. I attended this fabulous event last year where I met one of my biggest inspirations, Iyanla Vanzant.  Boy, was I floating on air See my 2014 #365black POST.         McDonald’s celebrates today’s most accomplished African-American activists and entertainers.  I was extremely happy to see that fashion diva Claire Sulmers hosted the red carpet! This year’s arrivals included: Actress Amber Riley,  Director Ava Duvernay, KeKe Palmer, B.O.B, Marcus Scribner, Yara Shahidi, and more. Enjoy the Instagram... Read The Rest →

(Photos) 2015 Essence Festival: Trey Songz & Lecrae Open Weekend Concerts #bringThelove

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Kudos to R&B crooner Trey Songz and gospel sensation Lecrae!  I heard they shut it down last night for the 2015 Essence Festival concert at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Although I decided not to attend this year… It’s RobinLori WILL keep you in the know Take a look at a few pics I grabbed from Instagram.                               The ESSENCE FESTIVAL is now among the largest consumer live events in the nation. Last year, the 20th... Read The Rest →

Lost Faith Evans File… and Kudos to the BET Awards Press Room!


I’m STILL going though images from the 2015 BET Awards weekend!  After satisfying my clients… I tend to revisit to see what I can use for myself.  I just couldn’t let the days go by without 2 honorable mentions… the press room and Faith Evans,  BET performer & one of my favorite R&B singers.   As I mentioned in my previous Nicki Minaj post… the day was long & hard on the red carpet.  By the time they officially ended the walk through…  my body was telling me, “You better sit down, or I will FALL... Read The Rest →

Ford Will Give Away a Car at 2015 ESSENCE Festival

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Even though I won’t be in NO this year… yours truly will STILL keep you in the know! The 2015 ESSENCE Festival kicks off this weekend, and Ford will be on hand to help attendees celebrate and potentially walk away with keys to a brand-new Ford vehicle of their choosing* as part of its title sponsorship of the 21st anniversary of the event. The ESSENCE Festival is a cultural celebration featuring a mix of established names, promising newcomers and cherished festival favorites. Here’s a photo I snapped at the 2014... Read The Rest →

Atlanta 4th of July Happenings: Celebration at Lenox Square and More!


                    I’ve decided not to cover the 2015 Essence Festival this year… so if you’re like me, you are looking for tons of “4th of July” family fun happening in Atlanta.  Right?? Of course there’s the ever so popular AJC Peachtree Road Race.  I ran this race back in 2010 and did 6.2 miles in 55 minutes!  I hung up my hat after that.  LOL! Here’s a few events that caught my eye Lenox Square Celebrates 56th Annual Legendary 4th of July  ... Read The Rest →

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