By Lady Killa
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
Right now, the name Lynia Love may not sound very familiar, but it will very soon. Too often, people are saddled down living the average life. Despite having nice things, they die from stress. Many say this comes from people choosing an occupation they do not love. Hence the name, Lynia “loves” doing what she does.
Not only is Lynia Love one of the hottest rising models in the game, she is also one of the most-popular up-and-coming actresses in the game. Lynia Love grew up admiring Pam Grier, among other prominent women in the entertainment industry. The past year has been an amazing experience for Lynia Love, but she says it was just the beginning.
Recently, Hip Hop Vibe landed an exclusive interview with Lynia Love.
Read the entire interview below:
Which appeals more to you, modeling or acting? Acting appeals to me more, I love to perform, its a passion that I have embraced as something that I want to pursue on a full time basis, and that I am willing to work, hustle and grind for it.
How many acting roles have you had? I have been inÂ seven plays and a part of three indie films.
Could you explain your “Lynia Love” stage name? Choosing my name was all about what would be easy for people to remember, yet catchy and sexy that would fit me. Lynia is my first name,Â so adding Love was just perfect.
In 2012, will viewers see Lynia Love in any projects? In 2012, people will most definitely see me in more projects. What I have done in 2011 has set me up for so much more in 2012 and I cant wait to see what God has in store for me.
Can you speak on your admiration of Pam Grier? Â Pam Grier is just a beautiful black woman with curves who kicks ass! Talented, smart, strong and all about her business, I love everything that she does and I hope to be able to meet her one day just to talk. I would love to do a Pam Grier inspired photo shoot that would be the ultimate high for me!
What was your favorite acting role? No one sticks out inÂ all the roles I have had. TheyÂ are allÂ a part of me, so I love them all no matter big or small.
Would you rate 2011 as a good year? 2011 was a wonderful year and its just the beginning.
Do you see any improvements being made for yourself in 2012? I am always working on improving my craft, I still take acting classes to keep me fresh and informed because you have to stay on top of your game to stay in the game.
Have you had more acting roles or modeling gigs? I have done just about the same with acting and modeling.
Could you see yourself starring in music videos? Yes, I could see myself starring in music videos. However, I would love to be in a video, which shows women of color in a positive, while still being sexy, light. I could be in a music video, as long as it is one everyone could watch.
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