Karrine Steffans

Born Aug 24, 1978

Karrine Steffans is an American author, most notably of the Vixen series of books. She has worked as an actress and as a hip hop model, having appeared in more than 20 music videos, many by multiplatinum-selling rap artists. In 2007 and 2008, Steffans visited a number of college campuses to speak about her involvement in the hip-hop industry and its expectations of women.… Read More

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  • Steffans Book: Ex Music Video Vixen Takes On Domestic Abuse
    Yahoo News - Oct 29, 2015
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    Dillard Brings Brain Food To The Masses With Renowned Hbcu Lecture Series
    Huffington Post - Jan 31, 2014
  • Glennisha Morgan: The Emasculation Of Black Men, Homophobia And Misogyny: A Dangerous Vicious Cycle
    Huffington Post - May 02, 2013
  • In Other News: Karrine Steffans Is Being Messy Again
    Crunktastical - May 11, 2012


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1978 Birth Born on August 24, 1978.


1999 20 Years Old 1 More Event
She lived in New York and Arizona, and then moved to Los Angeles in 1999. … Read More
2004 25 Years Old In 2004, after her appearance in A Man Apart, Steffans modelled for Smooth magazine's 'Hollywood Swimsuit' issue, and appeared on its cover the following year in conjunction with the release of her first book.
2007 28 Years Old In 2007, Karrine Steffans appeared in an exclusive photo-layout and on the cover of King magazine. … Read More
2008 29 Years Old Steffans started her own publishing imprint, Steffans Publishing, in 2008. … Read More


2010 31 Years Old In March 2010, Steffans announced on her website that she had signed two deals with Fox Television Studios. … Read More
2012 33 Years Old In July 2012, Drink Fuck Sleep (Volume 1) was published, with Karrine Steffans as editor. … Read More
2015 36 Years Old In 2015, ten years after the release of her first book, Steffans published Vindicated: Confessions of a Video Vixen, Ten Years Later, with a foreword by King magazine founder Datwon Thomas. … Read More
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