LA LA Anthony

La La Anthony is an actress, producer, New York Times best-selling author and entrepreneur. La La is best known for her role as Lakeisha Grant on the hit show, “Power,” which wrapped its sixth and final season on Starz in 2020. Anthony has since joined the cast of SHOWTIME’s The Chi and announced that she will be starring in indie drama Gypsy Moon with Lena Headey and Sam Worthington. La La has also teamed up with Issa Rae to executive produce the upcoming horror comedy for Universal Pictures, Juju.

Her other acting credits include The New Edition Story (BET) and Unforgettable (A&E), Reef Break (ABC) and BH 90201 (FOX) as well as feature films including Think Like a Man, Think Like a Man Too, Spike Lee’s critically acclaimed Chi-Raq, Double Play, Baggage Claim and Netflix’s Holiday Rush. La La Anthony is also the host of a new Facebook Watch series titled, “La La Anthony: Reclaim Your Life” and is the Producer of a Snap Original docuseries titled, “The Honeybeez of ASU.”

La La produced the BET documentary film, “Killer Curves” and made her Broadway producing debut in 2016 with “Eclipsed,” starring Lupita Nyong’o. “Eclipsed” received a Tony Award nomination and made history as the first all-female, all-black show on Broadway. She and 50 Cent are teaming up on a new drama for STARZ titled “Intercepted,” based on Alexa Martin’s bestselling novel and inspired by her life as an NFL wife.

La La has also written two New York Times best-selling books, “The Love Playbook,” and “The Power Playbook.” She is currently adapting “The Love Playbook” into a TV series.

She began her entertainment career in radio at the age of 16 at Atlanta’s Hot 97 station. Following a brief internship while still in high school, she was given her own show, the wildly popular “Future Flavas,” alongside rapper/actor Ludacris. At 19, she received an offer to co-host “The B-Syde” at 92.3 The Beat in Los Angeles. In 2001, she joined MTV and became the network’s premiere talent, co-hosting the original “TRL” and “Direct Effect.”