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...
Across the first six seasons of Chicago Med, Yaya DaCosta played a pivotal role as nurse April Sexton — a role she first originated on Chicago Fire before NBC greenlit what would become the third One Chicago drama of the franchise. April was often at the heart of many...
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.”
'Our Kind of People' star Yaya DaCosta is thrilled to bring her 'secret weapon' hair stylist out into the light
The "ANTM" alum's leading role is all about hair, but Yaya DaCosta is making sure her stylist of many years gets the recognition she deserves.
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"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.
TV maven! Yaya DaCosta’s first Hollywood role was portraying Ms. Jenkins on a 2005 episode of Eve. One year later, she nabbed her first film gig, playing LaRhette in Take the Lead. The New York native’s career took off in 2008 when she was cast as Cassandra Foster on All...
“Extra’s” Cheslie Kryst caught up with model and actress Yaya DaCosta to chat about her new show “Our Kind of People.”. Yaya plays Angela Vaughn, a single mom and hairstylist who is trying to break into the world of high society. Check out the interview and keep watching for three...
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.
“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...
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’: Yaya DaCosta explains why her character’s feelings of entitlement are a good thing
Yaya DaCosta is sharing what she found so relatable about her Our Kind of People character, Angela Vaughn, a single mother who moves her family to Martha’s Vineyard in hopes of growing her natural hair-care business and reclaiming her family’s name. “We always like rooting for the underdog,” DaCosta tells...