Celebs Geared Up for Black Girls Rock! 2011 Taping in New York City

October 5, 2015

The taping for Black Girls Rock! 2011 was held yesterday (Oct. 15) at the Paradise Theater in New York City. This year’s event was co-Hosted by actress Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, and honored actress Taraji P. Henson, Angela Davis, and Tatiana Ali.

Other empowering celebrity guests and performers included Erykah Badu, Mary J. Blige, Elle Varner, Jill Scott, Estelle, Melanie Fiona, Lala Vasquez-Anthony, Mary Mary, and so many more.

Tatiana Ali, and supermodel Alek Wek
Ms. Badu rocked an interesting look as usual, with a gold sequin Amato Haute Couture shoulder piece, and gold leather circle heel boots that made her stand out from the rest.

Elle Varner rocked a colorful ensemble onstage, which included tribal print leggings with matching hair bow, a sheer top with shredded detail, and colorblock Giuseppe Zanotti platforms.

Melanie Fiona looked stunning on the red carpet, in a multicolor geometric print, back out dress with leather trim detail. She paired her look with pink suede, Sergio Rossi Cachet peep-toe slingback pumps.

Gospel singers Mary Mary

Television personality Lala Vasquez-Anthony rocked all white lace, paired with Nicholas Kirkwood lace-up sandals.

Sharon Leal, Jill Scott, and Tichina Arnold hit the red carpet in all black

Estelle, and video choreographer Laurieann Gibson

Hip hop recording artist Shanell, and actress Chyna Layne

Black Girls Rock! will air on BET on Nov. 6, 2011