Black Excellence Shined At The Premiere of 'Luke Cage' Season 2 In New York City

Essence Jun, 22, 2018

Season 2 of Luke Cage is finally here! To celebrate, the cast and crew of the Netflix original series gathered in New York City for a night of pure Black excellence. Co-stars Mike Colter, Alfre Woodard and Simone Missick celebrated with hip-hop and R&B luminaries like Faith Evans, Jadakiss, Rakim, KRS-One, and DJ D-Nice. 

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Mike Colter and Alfre Woodard attend the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 Premiere Party in New York City.

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Karen Pittman, Simone Missick and Alfre Woodard attends the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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Sway Calloway, Mustafa Shakir, Heather B and Sean Ringgold attend the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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Faith Evans performs at the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 Premiere Party in New York City.

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Jadakiss performs at the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 Premiere Party in New York City.

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Theo Hodari Coker, Simone Missick, Mike Colter, Rosario Dawson and Mustafa Shakir attends the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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Alfre Woodard attends the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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Mike Colter attends the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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Faith Evans and Jadakiss attend the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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Heather B and Sway Calloway attend the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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KRS ONE attends the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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Mustafa Shakir attends the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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Michelle Beck attends the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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Karen Pittman attends the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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Tarah Rodgers attends the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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Gabrielle Dennis attends the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.

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Dapper Dan attends the 'Luke Cage' Season 2 premiere in New York City.