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Centric’s ” Queen Boss ” is the “Shark Tank” for Black Women Entrepreneurs


By now we are all aware that Black women are the fasting growing group of entrepreneurs in the country. With that being popular knowledge, it was only a matter of time before a show like “Queen Boss” appeared.

Queen Boss

On Saturday, January 14 at 10P|9C, Centric TV will premier its newest reality series, Queen Boss, the first business competition reality series for Black women entrepreneurs.

The 8-episode series will be hosted by TV personality and business woman Tracey Edmonds. Throughout the competition a total of 18 contestants will present their innovative products to a panel of celebrity judges.

In the end, only one entrepreneur will have the product, passion and potential to win the competition and be crowned ‘Queen Boss’!

Meet The Judges:

Vanessa Simmons is a TV personality, business woman and most recently the host and judge of Project Runway.

Kandi Burruss is a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, television personality (Real Housewives of Atlanta), actress, business woman (Bedroom Kandi) and former member of the platinum-selling R&B group Xscape.

Lauren Lake is a lawyer, author, interior designer, real estate developer, background singer, legal/relationship/life consultant, guest host, and talk show presenter.

Carla Hall is a chef and television personality. A former finalist of Bravo’s Top Chef, Hall currently is a co-host of the ABC’s daytime talkshow The Chew and owns Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen in Brooklyn.

Mikki Taylor is an author, speaker, and the former beauty director and cover editor of ESSENCE magazine.

Lisa Price is an entrepreneur and founder of the beauty brand Carol’s Daughter.

Rakia Reynolds is an entrepreneur and the founder of Skai Blue Media, a major multimedia public relations agency.

Angela Benton is the Founder & CEO of NewME Accelerator and is known as one of the Internet industries influencers by numerous publications and outlets.

Robin Wilson is an interior designer and author who has been featured on HGTV, LX-TV Open House, and numerous media outlets.

If there was ever  a show that could balance out all the other “urban” reality TV that we either love or despise, this would be it.


-Tony Oluwatoyin Lawson



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