He also tells us whether he'd ever do Broadway in this behind-the-scenes look at the making of his ESSENCE cover.
The "Candyman" star and our July/August cover subject is just plain ol' eye candy every time he puts on a suit, suit jacket and tuxedo.
Since his acting debut on Netflix's The Get Down in 2018, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has been on a roll when it comes to his roles on screen.
The star of the upcoming horror film 'Candyman' covers the July/August issue of ESSENCE and shares his appreciation for Black women guiding him.
Hey fellas - we gotta let you know that we have a crush on you!
The actor seemed genuinely shocked by the honor.
Our #MCM Yahya is an open book we'll never get tired of reading.
Three ESSENCE editors break down what's sure to be trending on Black Twitter.
Fresh from his role as Black Manta in Warner Bros. blockbuster "Aquaman," Abdul-Mateen is set to terrify as the film's titular boogeyman.
'Aquaman' is the most recent addition to Abdul-Mateen’s résumé, which includes 'The Get Down' and 'The Handmaid’s Tale.'
"Aquaman," also starring Jason Momoa and Amber Heard, hits theaters today.