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When is Yaya DaCosta coming back to Chicago Med?

Did anybody see this coming? Yaya DaCosta’s decision to leave Chicago Med at the end of season 6 seemed permanent. She was mentioned by name in the season 7 premiere, and her starring role in made it seem as though she’s be tied up indefinitely. Thankfully, this wasn’t...
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Yaya DaCosta Comes Full Circle With Her Role In 'Our Kind Of People'

We first see Yaya DaCosta in “Our Kind of People” riding in a droptop with her curls blowing in the wind on full display. Her character, Angela Vaughn, is talking to her daughter and aunt about her budding hair care line. They’re not just selling shampoo, her character says, they’re selling “freedom.”

Yaya DaCosta is 'Our Kind of People'

Billboards announced Yaya DaCosta's lead role as hairdresser and go-getter Angela Vaughn on "Our Kind of People," set in the millionaire's playground of Martha's Vineyard. (Oct. 13) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Website: Instagram: ​. You can license this story through AP Archive:
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It's Time to Bet on ​​Yaya DaCosta

"Betting on myself is really ... all I've been able to do," says Yaya DaCosta, choosing her words carefully. The actress, who stars as Angela Vaughn in Fox's Our Kind of People, has just wrapped a glamorous InStyle photoshoot. But despite her immense talent and ability to draw you in with a single, whisper-like sentence — both on and off-screen — DaCosta's climb to the top hasn't been as easy or effortless as she makes it look.

Chicago Med season 7: Could Yaya DaCosta eventually return as April?

We’re now two episodes into Chicago Med season 7, and it’s clear the writers are doing their best to move forward without Yaya DaCosta and Torrey DeVitto. Do we still miss them? Absolutely, but the show must go on and they’re trying to bring in other characters to capture our attention.
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Yaya DaCosta talks new show ‘Our Kind of People;’ healing from trauma

“I’m very silly,” asserts actress Yaya DaCosta in an interview with the MSR to promote her new drama about Martha’s Vineyard’s Black elite, “Our Kind of People.” “Anyone who really knows me is like, ‘Why aren’t you a comedian?” she added light-heartedly. Part of the reason the public may not...

How Our Kind Of People’s Yaya DaCosta Felt About The Now-Infamous Slap Scene Getting Cut From Premiere

Yaya DaCosta has officially gone from Chicago Med to a new kind of series with Our Kind of People. The new Fox drama, inspired by the 1999 book of the same name by Lawrence Otis Graham, has already proven to be a conversation starter after just two episodes have aired. That said, there is one notable moment from the trailer that ended up being cut from the pilot, and DaCosta has revealed how she felt about the infamous slap scene getting cut.

Yaya DaCosta: What led the actress from “Chicago Med’ to “Our Kind of People” (“1on1 with Jon Evans” podcast)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Yaya DaCosta traded the winters in Chicago for the heat of North Carolina’s coastline when she signed on to the Fox show Our Kind of People. After six seasons of playing April Sexton on Chicago Med, DaCosta now plays the lead character Angela Vaughn on the new hour-long drama that shoots in Wilmington.

Our Kind of People's Yaya DaCosta Reveals Why a Slap Scene Got Cut and a Juicy All My Children Connection

Warning: This post contains spoilers from Tuesday’s Our Kind of People. Proceed at your own risk. A lot of action took place on Tuesday’s second installment of Fox’s soapy new offering Our Kind of People. This includes the confirmation that Teddy (Scandal‘s Joe Morton) is in fact Angela’s biological father. Angela nearly confronted the rich and powerful businessman, but he slipped away before she could. Fans needn’t worry: Chicago Med vet Yaya DaCosta, who stars as Angela, says her character will get to meet her long-lost dad in next week’s Episode 3 — and that’s all she could say. Until then, the...