Cynthia Bailey, Kevin Hart, Issa Rae, Tory Lanez, and Alexis Skyy are making major moves on Black Instagram

Written by: Lauen Mayo – May 6th, 2020 9:25pm pst

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In a post showcasing her Real Housewives of Atlanta season 12 reunion look, Cynthia Bailey cleared up rumors that she will not return next season. According to her comments on her post,  Cynthia ‘CheekBones’ Bailey will return for Real Housewives of Atlanta season 13. Congrats on another season! The post collected 54, 093 likes. 

  1. @KevinHart 

It seems quarantine life has not changed much for Black Instagram fav Kevin Hart…he is still booked and busy! In his recent post, the self-dubbed comedic rockstar informed his 90 million followers that his new audio book The Decision will be available on Audible on May 21. The book is available for pre-order now and will be Hart’s second book. Judging from the 89,314 likes the post received in less than four hours, we predict another Kevin Hart hit. 

  1. @IssaRae

Get ready for more #TeamMolly v. #TeamIssa debates on your timelines. Insecure creator Issa Rae confirmed in a recent post that a fifth season of the HBO comedy is on the way.  The subtle nod to a renewal comes less than three weeks after the fourth season premiered on April 12.  Another bag secured for Issa and another season of laughs and spirited social media debates for us all. The post received 98,264 likes and counting 

  1. @ToryLanez 

Quarantine Radio creator Tory Lanez shared that his Dream City Fund was featured on CNN Headline News this week! The Grammy-nominated rapper, singer and producer announced on Monday that he’s launching the Tory Lanez Dream City Fund to benefit Covid-19 relief efforts. The fund is a collaboration between The Dream City Project, which he founded with his father in 2012 to help inspire and mentor youth, and the Dream Center, a Los Angeles-based charity. Together, they will raise money to provide meals and diapers for underserved families in Los Angeles and across the country. To kick things off, Lanez pledged to cover the cost of the first 50,000 diapers, which Amazon Music has promised to match. Lanez’ post collected 919,377 views. 

1.@AlexisSkyy_ via @TheShadeRoom

Congrats are in order for Love and Hip Hop star Alexis Skyy. Skyy announced this week that she is opening a beauty bar in New York. According to a repost from The Shade Room, Skyy’s Lux House Beauty Bar will offer hair products, hairstyling, lashes, waxing, facials, and even botox.  Instagrammers flooded the comment section to drop their two cents on Skyy’s new venture. The grand opening date has not been set but judging from the 1.73 million views the post received, it looks like finding clients will not be an issue!

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TSR STAFF: Brianne D! @beedev_ _____________________________________ #TSRExclusiveDetails: #Roommates, #AlexisSkyy made her way into all of your hearts when she joined the cast of #LHHATL some seasons ago. Now, not only is she a social media influencer, she is also a mother and entrepreneur! _____________________________________ If y'all haven't already heard, Alexis is getting ready to open a brand new beauty bar in Long Island, New York, and she stepped into #TheShadeRoom to talk about her new venture! The beauty bar, called #LuxHouseBeautyBar, will include mostly every beauty service including hair, lashes, waxing, facials, and even box. _____________________________________ This new salon is not Alexis' first business, however. She tells us she opened a spa when she was just 19 years old, but her relationship with her ex and baby daddy Fetty Wap was a—click the link in our bio to read more!

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Lauren Mayo is an actress, host, producer and fan of kind people with big dreams.

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