Black Stars Are Dropping Gems On MasterClass—Including Naomi Campbell Who Is Teaching Her Modeling Secrets!

Learn about the classes designed to uplift, inspire, and get you started on your dream career!

Are you ready to level up in the new year? You've come to the right place! At BET Lifestyle, we're encouraging you to invest in yourself and expand your horizon. 

According to experts, the best ways to have an amazing year is by opening up to new opportunities and learning new things. This is why we highly suggest taking up a few new classes to expand your list of talents. Who knows, it may result in a whole new career path! 

ICYMI: Your favorite celebrities are dropping serious gems on MasterClass, an educational streaming platform where you can easily learn from industry leaders in a wide range of fields. Some of the notable fields include arts and entertainment, business, music, wellness, and home décor.

In honor of Black History Month, we've created a list of interesting courses offered by some of our favorite stars! From Naomi Campbell teaching her secrets to mastering the runway to Issa Rae teaching a step-by-step class on making your creative visions a reality, these workshops will have you ready to level up in 2023!

  1. Naomi Campbell Teaches Modeling Fundamentals

    Naomi Campbell walks the runway at the Boss show during the Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2023 on September 22, 2022 in Milan, Italy.

    Naomi Campbell is a fashion icon! If you walk in the supermodel's shoes, you're in luck. In Campbell's class, you will learn everything from how to ace your modeling session to how to walk the runway with confidence. 

  2. Issa Rae Teaches Creating Outside The Lines

    Issa Rae attends the 2019 Women In Film Annual Gala Presented by Max Mara with additional support from partners Delta Air Lines and Lexus at The Beverly Hilton on June 12, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.

    Issa Rae has a long list of talents, including writing, acting, and producing. In Rae's MasterClass, you will quickly learn her award-winning secrets to bringing your creative vision to life. Highlights of the course includes creating characters grounded in reality and learning how to collaborate with like-minded creatives.

  3. John Legend Teaches Songwriting

    John Legend performs at iHeartMedia and MediaLink's VIP executive dinner in partnership with Delta Air Lines at CES at Intrigue Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas on January 05, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    John Legend wants you to tap into your inner voice! In Legend's songwriting class, you will quickly learn how to structure a song, find your artistic style, and create an impact with your music.  

  4. RuPaul Teaches Self-Expression And Authenticity

    RuPaul attends the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

    RuPaul exudes style and confidence! To help you do the same, the multi-talented star is dropping gems to help you find your inner truth, overcome hardships, and unapologetically live your best life.

  5. Amanda Gorman Teaches Writing And Poetry

    Honoree Amanda Gorman accepts an award onstage during Variety's Power of Women Presented by Lifetime at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on September 30, 2021 in Beverly Hills, California.

    Amanda Gorman is confident that writing poetry can make you a more thoughtful and compassionate person. In Gorman's class, the decorated poet shared her secrets to writing, along with details on building a career as a poet.

  6. Elaine Welteroth Teaches Designing Your Career

    Elaine Welteroth attends the Los Angeles premiere of MGM's 'House of Gucci' at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on November 18, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

    Elaine Welteroth is an advocate for living your best life with a career that you love! Want a fresh start in 2023? The multimedia icon is using her class to teach you everything you need to know about harnessing your values, skills, and passions to become your own boss.

    FYI: Each course has an average of 20 video lessons—each lasting 10 minutes. Streaming is available 24/7 for $15 per month or $180 per year which is worth it when it comes to living your best life!

    MasterClass is offering Black History, Black Freedom, and Black Love—a three-part educational class— for free during February (no membership required).

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