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Laurissa "Lala" Romain is an American actress / singer-songwriter fresh off The Better Days Tour Opening for Dermot Kennedy and Joy Oladokun, She is grateful for being able to have previously opened for Shawn Mendes and Sabrina Carpenter at The Camp Izze concert as well as headline her own sold out solo concert in Times Square this past October! Lala released single 'Barriers' which landed her on the soundtrack of a film she will also star in! She feels honored to have been featured in Rolling Stone for her Rooftop Cover Series on Youtube and NPR for her latest release "Comin' In Hot" mentioned as one of their favorite entries for the Tiny Desk contest 2022.
As an Actress she is best known for her work on Netflix’s hit series The Politician and TBS’ Are We There Yet?! She was cast in Spike Lee’s Son Of The South portraying freedom rider Brenda Travis. Previously she played Rosario Dawson’s daughter in Chris Rock’s Top Five as well as being apart of the original Broadway cast of South Pacific, completing the entire 3 year run.
In 2020 she led the short film You Were Always which garnered her a nomination for best lead actress at the International Film Festival in France.
Most recently she finished filming projects Kurt aka The Man Behind The Camera, Romain will play Veronica in the upcoming feature film, it is set to land on Netflix. In 2021 she appears on Bravo Tv’s Project Runway Season 19 Episode 5.
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"Comin' In Hot"
was featured on NPR's Tiny Desk contest blog for being a stand out entry!
"She has an undoubtedly influential spirit that is only elevated by her ability to take personal experience, cultural diversity, and a continually-nurtured set of skills and talents, and create her own bewitching version of black girl magic."
Black Girl Magic
"All my girls they know they have it"
Black Girl Magic premiered during Black History Month of 2019 along with the official music video which was sponsored by the black female run and owned clothing/shoe brands Ofuure and Tiannia Barnes.
The single caught the attention of the Broadway community as well as the public and sparked a #BlackGirlMagicChallenge across social media where women of color would come together, dance, and flaunt what makes them beautiful and unique.
The songs success also landed Lala the cover & top story in March '19s issue of the online magazine emilycottontop.com