Mocha-to-Go! Girlfriend Power Moves It’s summertime and there is nothing like fun in the sun with your girls. Especially since friends are the family that we choose. And when it comes to a girlfriends-getaway, well, the ladies really know how to have the ultimate holiday. More importantly, pivotal roles that girlfriends play in the journey of life are impactful and irreplaceable.

Take a peek into Café Mocha’s Girl Trip to Essence 2017 with real life girlfriend advice from Jada Pinkett, Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish and Regina Hall. Make sure you check out from the recent essence festival when the ladies take center stage in New Orleans for the full red carpet and exclusive experience on the radio and online this week. Watch Video Below

Plus, check out the video below from our own Girlfriend-on-the-Go, Deya gets Direct about how to step up your dating journey. Could you be cheating yourself by not dating multiple men? Hmmm… 


The Ultimate Girlfriend Journey

Jada, Queen Latifah, Tiffany and Regina take the concept of art imitating life to the next level when four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the 26th essence festival. How many of us have taken that very trip together or have it on our bucket list? It’s where sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make even the Big Easy blush.

When it comes to traveling through life together, we can all relate; everything from a fun girlfriend’s trip to our girlfriend who trips out from time to time. From one extreme to another, it’s all a journey – Let’s discuss five big milestones that women walk through together. 

Tired of Waiting on One Man?

Perhaps the time has come to stop putting all of our eggs in one basket waiting on the “One”. Or, at the very least, maybe we get too serious too soon and by default put too much pressure on ourselves and others before a relationship has matured.

As a matter of fact, how do you define dating? 

Check out for times to Tune-in to Café Mocha radio this weekend.

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CALLING ALL ‘UNDERGROUND’ FANS! STARS OF WGN AMERICA’S SMASH HIT “UNDERGROUND” TAKE CENTER STAGE AT 2016 ESSENCE FESTIVAL IN NEW ORLEANS ALDIS HODGE (‘Noah’), ALANO MILLER (‘Cato’), AMIRAH VANN (‘Ernestine’) AND DIRECTOR ANTHONY HEMINGWAY TO APPEAR ON THE MAIN STAGE,FRIDAY, JULY 1 AT 12:15 P.M. AT THE ERNEST N. MORIAL CONVENTION CENTERScreen Shot 2016-06-22 at 7.36.49 PMLos Angeles, June 23, 2016 – The celebrated stars and director of WGN America’s Underground Railroad thriller “Underground,” one of the most highly acclaimed television series of the year, will take center stage at the 2016 Essence Festival, the nation’s premier showcase for African American music and culture.   Aldis Hodge (Noah), Alano Miller (Cato), and Amirah Vann (Ernestine), with noted director and executive producer Anthony Hemingway, will discuss the phenomenon the record-breaking series “Underground” has become, during a not-to-be missed panel discussion at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Friday, July 1 from 12:15 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.  Following the main stage experience, lucky “Underground” fans will be able to meet the cast and director during an exclusive Fan Zone event. ‬‬From executive producer John Legend and creators and executive producers Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, “Underground” tells the unflinching story of some of America’s most heroic freedom fighters—slaves who risked their lives to reach freedom and claim their civil rights.  The critically lauded series was recently nominated for a Television Critics Association award for Outstanding New Program.  Season two will begin production this summer for a 2017 debut.The first season of WGN America’s “Underground” captured the pop culture zeitgeist and scored 3 million Total Viewers in Live + 7 delivery on Wednesday nights, and made history as the network’s most-watched original series ever.  The series also ignited Twitter as the #1 most social cable drama on Wednesday nights and trended worldwide on the same day the U.S. Treasury Department announced Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.From executive producer John Legend, “Underground” is created by Misha Green (“Sons of Anarchy,” “Heroes”) and Joe Pokaski (“Daredevil,” “Heroes,”) who executive produce alongside Academy Award-winner Akiva Goldsman (“A Beautiful Mind,” “I Am Legend”) of Weed Road Pictures; and Joby Harold (“King Arthur,” “Edge of Tomorrow“) and Tory Tunnell (“King Arthur,” “Holy Rollers”) of Safehouse Pictures; Get Lifted partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius executive produce. Additionally, Get Lifted oversees all elements of the show’s music. Anthony Hemingway (“The Wire,” “Treme”) directs and executive produces the series.The freshman season of “Underground” featured an acclaimed cast, including Jurnee Smollett-Bell (“True Blood,” “FridayNight Lights”), Aldis Hodge (“Straight Outta Compton”), Christopher Meloni (“Sin City: A Dame to Kill For”), Alano Miller(“Jane The Virgin”), ‎Jessica de Gouw (“Arrow,” “Dracula”), Marc Blucas (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), ‎Adina Porter (“The 100”), Mykelti Williamson (“Justified,” “24”), ‎Amirah Vann (“Girls,” “And So It Goes”), Johnny Ray Gill (“Rectify”), Chris Chalk (“Gotham”), Reed Diamond (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), Theodus Crane (“The Walking Dead”), James Lafferty (“One Tree Hill”), Renwick Scott (“Treme”) and Jussie Smollett (“Empire”). ‬‬#  #  #WGN America and Tribune StudiosWGN America, the flagship entertainment network of Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is nationally distributed in nearly 80 million homes via cable, satellite and telco, with high-quality entertainment programming including the breakout hit series “Outsiders,” “Underground” and “Salem.” The network also brings its audience a strong slate of popular first-run syndicated series and blockbuster movies.  Through Tribune Studios, the creative development arm of Tribune Media, original content is produced for WGN America and Tribune local stations nationwide.  Follow the network on Twitter @wgnamerica.  For additional information, please visit

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