Nigeria’s Ade Samuel Styles The Black Panther Cast For Essence Magazine’s Latest Cover

If you haven’t heard about the Black Panther movie, WYD? The highly anticipated movie has been in the news a lot over the past of couple of months, and Essence Magazine just unveiled the cast as the cover stars of its latest edition.

The actors Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Bassett, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Forrest Whitaker, and newcomer, Letitia Wright were styled by Nigerian-born stylist, Ade Samuel for the cover shoot, and she absolutely killed the styling.

Ade shared the exciting news thanking Essence for the opportunity on Instagram writing:

THE SECRET I’VE BEEN HOLDING ONTO ALL YEAR!!!!!! Mom, I styled the first (entire crew, both covers) BLACK PANTHER COVER for a legendary BLACK magazine @essence for BLACK History Month for an iconic BLACK Marvel Film!!!! Beyond grateful and thankful for @essence for always trusting this #BlackFemaleStylist #weMattersoMuchand aren’t always granted the same opportunities.

THE SECRET I’VE BEEN HOLDING ONTO ALL YEAR!!!!!! Mom, I styled the first (entire crew, both covers) BLACK PANTHER COVER for a legendary BLACK magazine @essence for BLACK History Month for an iconic BLACK Marvel Film!!!! Beyond grateful and thankful for @essence for always trusting this #BlackFemaleStylist #weMattersoMuch and aren’t always granted the same opportunities. I’m gonna bask in this moment alllll day (forewarning if you see me) #AccordingtoAde #Historicalmoment @letitiawright @im.angelabassett @danaigurira @lupitanyongo 🙏🏾

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A post shared by Ade Samuel – Designer|Stylist (@adesamuel) on Feb 13, 2018 at 10:20am PST

Now for my Men…. We thank YOU and appreciate you for being #BlackBoyJoy. So happy to have worked with these legends, who killed their role in this film!! || @essence MARCH ISSUE #BlackPantherYear cc: @michaelbjordan @danielkaluuya @officialforestwhitaker @chadwickboseman x #AccordingtoAde #oneStylist2Covers ✊🏾✊🏽✊🏿

A post shared by Ade Samuel – Designer|Stylist (@adesamuel) on Feb 13, 2018 at 11:12am PST

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