The actress will play King Akeem's fierce eldest daughter Meeka in the highly-anticipated comedic sequel.
“I want to have variety in my career, because this industry likes to assume what types of roles an actress who looks like me can play,” she says.
From wellness sessions, to all-access interviews with our favorite celebrities, our Blackness was on display — and it was beautiful.
“These type of superhero Black women exist every single day,” says KiKi Layne, who stars in Prince-Bythewood's "The Old Guard."
This action-packed flick debuts on Netflix July 10.
The man behind the look explains the hair that blew everyone away at the annual fundraiser.
KiKi Layne, Wesley Snipes And James Earl Jones And More Added To Cast Lineup For 'Coming To America 2'
Layne will play Prince Akeem's daughter, while Snipes will play a new character. Returning cast members include Eddie Murphy And Arsenio Hall.
The breakout star of 'If Beale Street Could Talk' was honored on Thursday at ESSENCE's Black Women in Hollywood Awards.
Whether gracing an actual red carpet or striking a quick pose for the cameras on her way to an after party, Ms. Layne comes to slay.
ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Awards To Honor Amandla Stenberg, Jenifer Lewis, Kiki Layne & Regina Hall
The 2019 honorees embody this year's timely event theme, The Power of Our Presence: Art & Activism.
KiKi Layne, Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, and Jenifer Lewis are this year's Black Women In Hollywood honorees. They also grace the cover of ESSENCE's Film Noir issue, on newsstands January 25.
Black love is on full display in the new film based on James Baldwin's poignant novel.