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Hey Cupcakes,As you know I am proud to be a shameless romantic your very own Carrie Bradshaw meets Oprah Winfrey who will do anything for love. You can catch me from March 15th to May 3rd on VH1's new reality show TOUGH LOVE trying to fix and remedy my love and dating errors. Scandalous! As usual, your girl puts her business in the street just for your understanding, entertainment hopefully empowerment! Hahaha! ;DStephanie, a reader from DC, asked how I became so... (continue reading)
Hey Love - TWITTER, Flickr, Partyline, MySpace, Youtube - NEW Ways to Get In Touch With Me, Abiola ;-D
Hello My Love,I miss you sometimes even though I haven't technically gone anywhere!!! LOLSo I wanted to make sure you had all of the ways to get in touch with me to share your comments, thoughts, dreams, wishes and show ideas. You can find me all around the web, but here are my favorite ways. The best part? They're all free!1 CALL ME, listen to my inspirational messages and leave your thoughts and pitches. I call you, text you back and send photos and everything 917 2672607 or... (continue reading)
Hey Blackplanet Fam, We love all of your feedback about the Planet Abiola Show! Yayyyy and some great stuff is coming up this summer so keep the show ideas coming. We'll even be interviewing a few viewers. Hit us with your show ideas and we might hit you back 917 2672607. ALSO Watch Vote the the Planet Abiola Youth in Prison Episode on Current TV httpcurrent.comitems89059384sa vingouryouth Keep watching us at blackplanet.complanetabiola.xo ,a. (continue reading)
Hey Blackplanet Fam!I am so excited to announce that TODAY is the launch of my new daily online show in association with Blackplanet!!! And noooo, this isn't April Fools! ;D The show will be on Mondays through Fridays and you can fiind it at www.blackplanet.complanetabiol a PLEASE JOIN ME. This is going to be SO MUCH fun! I have preview interivews posted as well, and you can find more on www.planetabiola.com or myspace. And by the way I don't check the emails myself but hit up my... (continue reading)
Abiola's Goddess of Love ManifestoIt's all about love, selflove Print this out and put it next to your bathroom mirror, ok?1. Make a new decision every morning that you are absolutely in love with yourself. Don't get out of bed until you can make this decision. Mwah!2. If you feel crappy, don't put a smiley face on it and pretend that you don't! Your feelings are valid. Do list out the things that you are grateful for though.3.Know that you deserve to absolutely grab life by the cajones and... (continue reading)
Simon & Schuster Author of DARE
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DARE: A Novel by Abiola
"ABIOLA ABRAMS puts it down in her new novel DARE. Full of flavor, a fast-paced mix of wit, drama and scandal. You did your thing, lady." -TN BAKER, Essence Best Selling author of Sheisty and Dice
"DARE is a good read all the way around from the title chapter quotes that take you back to memorable female lyrics to the fascinating plot. Different, adventurous, and just plain fun, this debut adds much needed spice to the literary arena." -MIASHA, Essence Best Selling Author of Mommy's Angel, Sistah for Sale and Never Enough: No Secret's Safe
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DARE is the adventurous, high energy, smart, funny, sexy debut novel by BET host ABIOLA ABRAMS; A sociologist who goes undercover and winds up in too deep as a racy rapper searching for love in the crazy world of entertainment. Dare has sizzle, lyrics, poetry and romance as well as spirituality and motivation.
MEET MAYA HOPE. Double-dipped in cocoa with brick-house curves, she's a lover of jazz, a political poet, and a sociologist. Her best friend and roommate, Athena, is her opposite in every way -- a petite ex-cheerleader who's always blaring rap, grinding out rhymes, and ready to take the next man home. When Maya is forced to pinch-hit in an audition and bust Athena's rhymes, she finds herself on an undercover escapade in the wild world of hip-hop as the raw, sexy, roughneck Jezebel. After striking a deal with her own personal devil, Maya sets off on the tempting roller-coaster ride of a lifetime -- finding music, more fun than she's ever had, and even a fine man or two...but not without consequences. Brimming with electric sensuality, Abiola's DARE is an unforgettable, envelope-pushing odyssey of two gutsy women playing by their own rules. Does Maya find joy or lose herself?
ABOUT ABIOLA ABRAMS
Watch ABIOLA ABRAMS weekly as the host of BET's THE BEST SHORTS on BET-J with 26 million viewers throughout the US and Caribbean. Abiola Abrams is a TV host, indie filmmaker, and author who gives motivational talks. Her debut novel DARE is an entertaining adventure about a woman searching for true love and self-esteem in the crazy world of entertainment. Abiola Abrams' mini-movies range from edgy "chick flicks" to socially conscious docs. The goal of all of Abiola's work is to inspire: culturally, politically, emotionally and sexually. Abiola is an opinionated tastemaker, cheerleader, fashionista, cultural critic, hip hop feminist and all around blabbermouth. She's every girl's best friend and every guy's girlfriend, and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Read more and watch clips on myspace, her blog and her interactive site.
"Abiola Abrams' debut novel DARE is like a breath of fresh air for young fiction and the depiction of women in hip hop. Finally, the world will see the conflicted struggles of ladies in the rap biz in a way that women in hip hop have known and understood for years." -RAQIYAH MAYS, Writer/Radio Personality on Hot 97 & 98.7 Kiss FM
"DARE takes chick lit to another level. Without a doubt, all the fun and fantasy is still there, but Abiola Abrams serves them up with a healthy serving of smarts and spirituality. Her debut novel, at once, gives us what we love about this genre, yet breaks new -- and deeper -- ground." - SOFIA QUINTERO AKA BLACK ARTEMIS, author of Divas Don't Yield and the Black Artemis hip-hop novels
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