Jay-Z, Rihanna, And Serena Williams All Made History This Week, Along With 6 Other Moments Of Black Excellence

By June 10, 2019 Uncategorized

Originally Posted on buzzfeed.com

By Ehis Osifo

1. Jay-Z became the first billionaire rapper!

All hail, Hov! All those years of hard work really ~paid~ off.
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2. Also in money news, Rihanna became the wealthiest female in music.

Her net worth is at an estimated $600 million and Rihanna is worth at LEAST that. Plus tax!
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3. More money news! Serena Williams became the first athleteon Forbes’ list of the world’s richest self-made women.

CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE! You go, queen.
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4. Beauty YouTuber Jackie Aina graced the cover of Essencemagazine this month.

Simply sublime.

5. HTGAWM’s Aja Naomi King and Empire’s Trai Byers announced they were starring in the upcoming historical drama, The 24th.

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6. Zoe Kravitz smized like a goddess on the cover of British Vogue.

Words cannot describe this woman's beauty.
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7. Idris Elba and his wife, Sabrina Dhowre, graced the cover of British Vogue’s Bridal Issue.

Cheers to the happy couple!
British Vogue

8. Michael B. Jordan announced that he’s ALSO the face of Coach fragrances, in addition to Coach for Men.

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