The 2018 Black Girls Rock was a night of comradery, girl power and eye-popping fashion! From supermodels to music icons every single lady brought their style A-game as well as beneficial words of wisdom for girls of color the world over.
Honorees for this year include: Janet Jackson, Naomi Campbell, Lena Waithe, Mary J. Blige, Tarana J. Burke and Judith Jamison. Hosting duties for 2018 fell upon the one and only Queen Latifah who absolutely killed it; despite coming right off the heels of a major concert at the prestigious Hollywood Bowl with hip hop artist, Common.
2018 Black Girls Rock! Full Red Carpet Fashion Recap
Nonetheless, how are celebrities feeling as well as saying about the 2018 Black Girls Rock soiree? Well, if we quoted everyone you would be here all day and night. Therefore, here are just a few of their numerous thoughts.
“It was truly an honor presenting the Rockstar Award to my friend, icon, and legend Janet Jackson. Forever cherishing these moments.”
“From the stage, the screen, and all in-between, she’s the Academy Award-nominated Queen of Hip Hop Soul; and we’re honored to crown Mary J. Blige with this year’s Star Power Award.”
-Black Girls Rock Founder, Beverly Bond
-Janet Jackson, in response to Ciara
“When you are in the same room as Janet Jackson, you wear key earrings. It’s a rule.”
“What a magical uplifting enlightening evening! Black Girls Rocks. The unity I felt and goosebumps I got many times through the night is a testament to how significant and inspirational Black Girls Rock is!
Beverly Bond I would like to thank you and your entire team for bringing us together; so that we can support, unite, empower, strengthen and embrace each other! Sisters together we are strong. Congratulations to Lena Waithe, Mary J. Blige, Tarana J. Burke, Janet Jackson, Judith Jamison and Queen Latifah for presenting to me.”
2018 Black Girls Rock! Full Red Carpet Fashion Recap (Continued)
Now it is time for what you all love best… the fashion honey! Here is our recap of the 2018 Black Girls Rock!
Who: Janet Jackson
Wearing: A Christian Siriano Gown from the Fall/Winter 2018 RTW (Ready to Wear) Collection.
Who: Lil Mama
Wearing: The Ivy Showroom
Who: Naomi Campbell
Wearing: A Calvin Klein orange floor length gown.
Who: Leomie Anderson
Wearing: Galvin Resort 2018 gown and Christian Louboutin heels.
Who: Naturi Naughton
Wearing: Pink Jay Godfrey jumpsuit and Judith Leiber clutch.
Who: Amandla Steinberg
Wearing: Thom Browne
Who: Ava DuVernay
Wearing: Michael Kors
Who: Storm Reid
Wearing: Monique Lhuiller
Wearing: Balmain Fall 2018 off the runway look.
Who: Misty Copeland
Wearing: A Cushnie Fall 2018 ensemble.
Who: Mary J. Blige
Wearing: Roberto Cavalli Fall 2018 gown and L. Dezen Jewelry
Who: Skai Jackson
Wearing: Polka dot dress from the Mother of Pearl Spring 2018 collection with Stuart Weitzman sandals and Monica Vinader hoops.
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