‘Black Girl Stuff’: REVOLT’s Female-Driven Talk Show Brings Younger Women’s Perspective

PhenomenalMAG Staff  |  Entertainment

Black Girl Stuff largely concentrates on curating culturally pertinent debates from the Black woman's perspective and was made with the millennial and Gen Z audiences in mind.

The premiere date for Black Girl Stuff REVOLT's newest chat program, was announced on July 26. The female-driven series, which is primarily concerned with organizing dialogues from the perspective of Black women, was specifically developed for millennials and Gen Z.

Given that Black women are responsible for more aspects of the program than just the cast, Black Girl Stuff is the ideal illustration of programming that is "for us, by us." The series is being produced by a group of Black women in the creative industries.

Akilah Ffriend, Brii Renee, Demetria Obilor, and Tori Brixx are among the four Black women that serve on the show's panel, and Kennedy Rue serves as the correspondent. Take some time to get to know the girls listed below before watching the first episode of Black Girl Stuff.

Tori Brixx

Actor, model, DJ, artist, and host Tori Brixx. "I'm thrilled to be a part of a space that empowers Black women to be who they truly are.”

Exceptional host Demetria Obilor has experience in a variety of fields, including sports and local broadcast news. She has more than 1.5 million followers across Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter thanks to her vivacious personality and fashionable on- and off-air appearances.

Before starting her career, Obilor majored in broadcast journalism at the University of Kansas, from where she also graduated. She has experience working as a broadcast journalist on the air at ABC Dallas, NBC Kansas City, and CBS Las Vegas.

In addition to her work in television, Obilor sponsored her own online program called "IAMSTILLUP" where she conducted interviews with people including NFL player and entrepreneur Derrick Henry and NBA superstar Matt Barnes.

Akilah Ffriend

In the entertainment industry, Akilah Ffriend has achieved success in a wide range of fields, including those of on-air talent, creator of digital content, and media executive, to mention a few. She had positions as a partnerships lead at significant entertainment businesses like NBCUniversal, HBO Max, and Apple TV, as well as management consultant at Ernst & Young, dealmaker for TV and film studios, and management consultant.

Additionally, Ffriend has contributed to online magazines including For(bes) the Culture, Afterbuzz TV, and Cheddar Media. Along with her career, the ambitious young woman is an alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and a Columbia Business School MBA graduate.

When asked what Black Girl Stuff means to her, Ffriend took the time to explain: "As a TV executive climbing the corporate ladder while also showing my creativity as an independent podcaster and digital on-air personality, I've been juggling both sides of this entertainment industry for a while. I'm interested in what this show will mean for culture and what it will mean for strong, multidimensional women like me to be a part of it.”

Brii Renee

A real master of all arts, Brii Renee is also known as "Your Favorite Radio Bae." She works as an actress, a social media influencer, a YouTuber, and a host in addition to being a radio host on Atlanta's 94.5 FM.

She attended Georgia State University and declared a degree in cinema and media. There, she also developed and starred in her own online discussion show called "In Da Crib." Renee received her diploma in 2013 and immediately started pursuing her acting career by playing the lead in various independent films.

Her work has drawn an incredible audience, with more than 570,000 followers alone on Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram. She responded when asked how she felt about being chosen to co-host Black Girl Stuff, "I'm ecstatic to have been chosen as a co-host for this show that focuses on dialogue and hosts, which is sorely needed!”

Kennedy Rue

Best recognized for her work on REVOLT Black News, Kennedy Rue is an actress, host, and entertainment consultant. She is also an accomplished actress; in the Eddie Murphy comedy Daddy Day Care from 2003, she portrayed Jeannie.

Additionally, she has conducted interviews with celebrities from various facets of the entertainment industry, such as Wale, Jay Ellis, Angela Bassett, Jada Pinkett Smith, and others. Rue will be a journalist for Black Girl Stuff. Rue is well-known for having attended and graduating from Spelman College in 2020.

Each Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET, REVOLT will be broadcasting Black Girl Stuff. Don't forget to return each week to see the new episodes on our website, YouTube channel, and REVOLT app.


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