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How Viola Davis, Logan Browning, Marsai Martin, Tracee Ellis Ross & Gabrielle Union Took Over The Pre-EMMY Party Scene


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The pre-EMMY party scene is oozing with #BlackExcellence and our YBF celebs are serving up the goods. Go inside for flicks of Viola Davis, Logan Browning, Marsai Martin, Tracee Ellis Ross, Gabrielle Union and more inside…

Before the 2017 Primetime EMMY Awards air on Sunday, celebs are invading West Hollywood hitting up all the LIT parties in the city. All of the TV folks were on the scene:

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“Dear White People” star Logan Browning took it back to the 70s rocking bell bottoms and a funkadelic print at Entertainment Weekly’s Pre-Emmy Party held at Sunset Tower.

By the way, "Dear White People" was renewed for season 2 and it'll stream on Netflix in 2018.

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Laverne Cox, who was nominated for an EMMY in 2014, brought power suit realness on the carpet. The “Orange Is The New Black” actress rocked a custom white Sharpe Suiting suit with a Revolve top underneath. She finished her look with a Shoes of Prey heels and an Emm Kuo clutch.

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How cute is "black-ish" star Marsai Martin? She totally nailed this look. And her on-screen brothers Miles Brown and Marcus Scribner cleaned up nice:

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“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes rolled up on the carpet in a Roberto Cavalli dress and Manolo Blahnik heels. She'll be returning for Season 10 of "RHOA" in November.

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"Window Warriors" host Garcelle Beauvais, Hunger Games actor Evan Ross (who's currently filming a comedy called HeadShop), and Marshall actress Keesha Sharp were also in the mix:

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The couples were also bringing the fab on the carpet:

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Former LA Laker Derek Fisher and his girlfriend Gloria Govan, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actor Terry Crews and his wife Rebecca King-Crews, “The Game” alum Pooch Hall and his wife Linda Hall, and funnyman Keegan-Michael Key and his girlfriend Elisa Pugilese served up coupledom vibes.

Speaking of couples...

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Scottie and Larsa Pippen served up a united front after it was reported they have decided to give their marriage another try. They recently moved from Miami to L.A. together and have been seen quite a few times out and about.

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"Shameless" star Shanola Hampton posed it up with "The Mayor" actress Yvette Nicole Brown."The Mayor" debuts Tuesday, October 3rd at 9:30/8:30c on ABC.

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Model Khoudia Diop and “Claws” actress Karrueche Tran were all smiles during the festivities.

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Off-screen and on-screen brother-sister love!

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Evan, Tracee, Miles and Marsai had some sibling fun.



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Fun times.

At another party...

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EMMY nominee Viola Davis got in some party action before she’s up for Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series for a 2nd time. She won the award in 2015 for her role in “How To Get Away With Murder.”

The 52-year-old actress rolled up to the Variety and Women In Film's 2017 Pre-Emmy Celebration held at Gracias Madre styling in a floral sequin Alice + Oliva skirt and a black shirt.

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Look who's happy to be nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy Series...again!

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“black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross was all smiles on the carpet in a Michael Kors dress and black Louboutins for the party.

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Hmm…not our favorite look for Gabrielle Union, but she’s still a fab chick nonetheless.

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The dress is Antonio Berardi.

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The "Being Mary Jane" star's husband/NBA baller Dwyane Wade was her date for the night.

Speaking of date night...

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No surprise here. "This Is Us" actor Sterling K. Brown was on the pre-EMMY party scene. He's up for his 2nd EMMY for Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series. And, of course, his wife/"This Is Us" co-star Ryan Michelle Bathe was there to celebrate. They were super busy too. The couple also hit upVariety and L'Oreal's pre-EMMY parties.

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Sterling's on-screen wife Susan Kelechi Watson served up some major leg action. "This Is Us" scooped up a total 11 nominations this year.

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"Orange Is The New Black" actress Samira Wiley was all smiles posing it up alongside her wife Lauren Morelli. The YBF actress is in the running for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

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"Queen Sugar" star Dawn-Lyen Gardner kept it fierce.

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"Atlanta" star Brian Tyree Henry and DOPE actress Kiersey Clemons were in the mix:

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EMMY award winning actress Cicely Tyson is still hitting the party scene. Get it.

At another Hollywood shindig....

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Shondaland honcho Shonda Rhimes pulled off this floral Dolce & Gabbana ensemble to the Glamour x Tory Burch Women To Watch Lunch in Hollywood.

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Yes, Logan Browning slaying the print on print trend.

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Laverne Cox was all over Hollywood for the pre-EMMY festivities. laverne

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And so was her "OITNB" co-star Samira Wiley and her wife Lauren. 

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"Queen Sugar" star Dawn-Lyen Gardner was there to toast it up to all the fabulous women. By the way, we're still mad about the "Queen Sugar" EMMY snub. Hmph.

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We're sure comedienne Wanda Sykes had everyone laughing at her jokes. She's hilarious.

THe 2017 Primetime EMMYs will air live on Sunday, September 17th at 8pm EST on CBS.

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