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Exclusive: Content Creator LaLa Milan On How Technology Changed Her Life — 'I Went From Allstate ... To Living My Dream'

If “started from the bottom, now we’re here,” was a person, it just might be LaLa Milan. She went from providing the culture with laughs on social media to landing acting roles in hit series like BET’s “Boomerang” and the Zeus comedy series, “TiTi Do You Love Me.” Fast forward to now and she continues to carve her own lane and was even announced as a Dream in Black Future Maker with AT&T. View this post on Instagram A post shared by LaLa: Free Medicinal Laughter (@lalamilan) One thing Milan can surely attest to is the fact that technology has created a whirlwind of opportunities for her. “Cell phones and the laptop are two of the main ways that I’m able to produce the content that I do, and because of that, my life has changed tremendously,” Milan told AfroTech during an interview at the 2022 Essence Festival of Culture. “Long story short — I went from working at Allstate, at a desk, at a job — that I hated personally — to living my dream, traveling the world, and being able to just...

Jul 20, 2022

Janet Jackson Makes History With 'One Of The Highest-Grosses' In Essence Festival's History

They don’t call her one of the world’s best entertainers for nothing. Janet Jackson has been in the game for decades and continues to break barriers. This time, the superstar just had one of the highest grossest nights in Essence Fest history. During the 2022 Essence Festival of Culture held in New Orleans, the 56-year-old hit the stage with a presence that left the crowd shaking. Without missing a beat, she went through classics including “Rhythm Nation,” “If,” “Escapade,” and more.

Jul 6, 2022