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“Our Kind Of People” – New Fox Drama Starring Yaya DaCosta

“Our Kind Of People” is a new show coming to the FOX network. Yaya Dacosta is in the starring role, with more of our favorite black celebs.

Yaya DaCosta In “Our Kind Of People” With All-Black Cast

Get ready for a brand new all-black drama set to broadcast on FOX.

Lee Daniels and Karen Gist brings us “Our Kind Of People”. Based on a book of the same name that’s written by Lawrence Otis Graham, it’s sure to take your emotions on a roller-coaster ride.

“You’re not going to want to turn the channel…and you’re gonna wanna come back every week.” – Yaya DaCosta

So, What’s It All About?

Welcome to the world of the rich…and dangerous. There’s drama, there’s tragedy, there’s love…and then it gets spicy.

“Bougieness and Blackness…what’s not to like?” – Kyle Bary

Set in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, this series follows the journey of single mother Angela Vaughn.

Angela risks it all and moves her family to Martha’s Vineyard, after she inherited a property from her mother.

In hopes of taking her natural hair care line to the next level, she infiltrates the African American elite in Oak Bluffs.

While setting out to reclaim her family’s name, she soon discovers a dark secret involving her mother’s past.

This info turns her world upside-down.

The drama ensues when her world collides with the rich, wealthy socialite (Leah Dupont) who refuses to accept her and her family into the community.

“This is the perfect time for this show…it’s long overdue.” – Morris Chestnut


There’s an exciting exciting ensemble of some of our favorite black celebrities –

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  • Yaya DaCosta as Angela Vaughn
  • Morris Chestnut as Raymond Dupont
  • Alana Bright as Nikki Vaughn
  • Nadine Ellis as Leah Franklin-Dupont
  • Rhyon Nicole Brown as Lauren Dupont
  • Joe Morton as Teddy Franklin
  • Kyle Barry as Quincy Dupont
  • Lance Gross as Tyrique Freeman

And in recurring roles –

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  • Debbi Morgan as Patricia Williams
  • L. Scott Caldwell as Olivia Sturgess Dupont
  • Raven Goodwin as Josephine
  • Nicole Chanel Williams as Taylor

“I don’t think anything like it has been seen on t.v….so, it’s really exciting” – Yaya DaCosta

Check out the below –

first look here.

This series will also be released in Canada, Latin America, and India as an original series.

From the Executive Producer of “Empire” and “Star”, “Our Kind Of People” premieres on FOX in the U.S. on September 21st.

Sitting in the director’s chair is none other than one of our favorite girls, Tasha Smith.

“It’s a look at what it means to be Black in America, holding the American dream in black hats.”

“It’s a part of black culture that we’ve never seen before…” – Joe Morton

Get ready to be taken on an emotional rollercoaster ride. Will you be watching?

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