'Black + Iconic: Style Gods' Exclusive: First Look At BET's Upcoming Doc Which Will Feature Beverly Johnson, Boris Kodjoe, Dapper Dan And More

Shadow and Act has the exclusive first look for the upcoming BET original film, Black + Iconic: Style Gods.

The documentary, which is hosted and narrated by Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor/ singer Billy Porter, “celebrates Black cultural icons, pioneers, and activists and their impact, influence, and legacies in fashion.”

Black + Iconic: Style Gods premieres Saturday, February 18 at 8 p.m. on BET, BET Her, BET+ and VH1.

Here's an official description:

Weaving dazzling archival footage and original interviews with legendary Black models, fashion designers, and style icons, “Black + Iconic: Style Gods” explores the myriad of ways Black people have overcome racism to ultimately blaze an undeniable trail from the streets through the most exclusive runways of high fashion.

Black + Iconic: Style Gods is directed by Lynne Robinson with Billy Porter serving as executive producer.

The documentary will feature appearances by:

  • Audrey Smaltz – Former Ebony Fashion Fair Show Manager
  • Aurora James – Designer
  • Beverly Johnson – Model
  • Boris Kodjoe – Actor
  • Broderick Hunter – Model
  • Carlos Nazario – Stylist
  • CaSandra Diggs – President of the CFDA
  • Dana Scruggs – Photographer
  • Dapper Dan – Designer
  • Dean Yvonne Watson – Interim Dean of Parsons School of Design
  • Dess Dior – Musical Artist / BET+ Original Series “The Impact”
  • Dr. Elka Stevens – Howard University Associate Professor Chadwick Boseman College of Fine Arts
  • Eva Marcille – Actor and Model
  • Harriette Cole – Subject matter expert
  • Helena Andrews Dyer – Culture Reporter The Washington Post
  • Julee Wilson – Beauty Editor Cosmopolitan
  • Linda Johnson Rice – Former CEO of Ebony Publishing
  • Michaela Angela Davis – Fashion & Pop Culture Expert/Writer
  • Misa Hylton – Stylist
  • Musa Jackson – Model
  • Myles Loftin – Photographer
  • Selita Ebanks – Model
  • Sheila Rashid – Designer
  • Ty Hunter – Stylist
  • Zerina Akers – Stylist

Check out the first look promo above.