LeToya Delivers In “Second Generation Wayans”

LeToya Luckett as 'Rochelle' on 2nd Generation Wayans

“Does ‘Second Generation Wayans’ Deliver?

This is this question Ebony Magazine‘s “Entertainment & Culture” writer Michael Arceneaux posed in his review of the new BET comedy. The show stars Damien Dante Wayans, Craig Wayans, George Gore III, and Tatyana Ali, but LeToya is posed to be the break-out star of the show. Read what he has to say about LeToya’s performance below.

So far, the most hilarious thing about the show is former Destiny’s Child member LeToya Luckett. Luckett, who’s been quietly building her acting resume in recent years, plays Rochelle, the mother of Craig Wayans’ son.

Admittedly, her character is a familiar trope many would understandably like to see go away – the baby mama from hell. If nothing else, LeToya plays the character well and flexes surprising comedic chops, particularly when she dismisses criticism over her son with Craig calling her by her first name with “I don’t need to advertise I’m somebody’s mama. My son knows who I am.” She’s the breakout star of this show, proving once again that the Houston, Texas native knows how to make an impression when given the right opportunity.

Be sure to watch the premiere of Second Generation Wayans TONIGHT at 10:30/9:30c pm on BET!

 

SoulTrain.com Q&A: LeToya Luckett

Although introduced to the world as a songstress in a hugely popular girl-group, today LeToya Luckett can be considered an all-around entertainer. Working hard to dominate in more industries than one, Luckett is currently juggling a handful of projects: A new BET series entitled Second Generation Wayans, the upcoming film Note to Self, and of course the Life, Love & Music webseries that is her very own.

Expounding on the promise to soon deliver her third as yet untitled solo album, SoulTrain.com caught up with Luckett who discussed her thoughts on today’s R&B, acting roles she won’t take at the moment, her soundly formulated musical direction, and more.

SoulTrain.com: We’ll start with what the fans want to know most. How close are you to completing your album?

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LeToya Luckett Joins New BET Series

LeToya continues to build her acting portfolio by joining Craig Wayans and Damien Dante Wayans as a cast member of the new BET series, Second Generation Wayans. She plays a character by the name of Rochelle, who is basically “a pretty thug.” The series is set to premiere during the 2012-2013 TV season!

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