This week Afrovocative is highlighting Melanin and Magic Productions creators, Mecca McDonalds and Kyla Sylvers. These two women joined forces to continue broadening the range of black women narratives on screen, as well as on paper.
“Immeasurable, un-fuck-wit-able, caring, Intelligent, and compassionate”—a few adjectives LeBaron Ahmon, formally known as Baron Amato, feels describes him best. A man of many talents, the self-published poet switches hats between actor, musician, writer, and production gawd. The Mobil, Alabama native, now a New Orleans resident, attributes his upbringing to molding who he is, but it was the colorful culture of NOLA that nurtured his creative talent, and provided him with a budding career.
Being an actress of color isn’t a profession that comes with ease, nor an endless amount of opportunities for beginners, but that hasn’t stopped newcomer Andrea-Rachel, who recently landed a reoccurring role on Power. You may have seen her in Mack Wilds’ mini-series debuted on Tidal to promote his recent music, or the 2016 independent Drama, Ugly. We sat down for some girl talk to discuss Power, how she’s booked multiple lead projects, and being a West-Indian actress raised in the states.