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Queen Boss: Meet the Judges

Meet The Judges
These judges are here to put contestants to the test to see who has the Product, Passion, and Potential to win the competition. (Photos: Rebecca Smeyne/BET)
Vanessa Simmons
Vanessa Simmons is a TV personality, business woman and most recently the host and judge of Project Runway. (Photo: Rebecca Smeyne/BET)
Kandi Burruss
Kandi Burruss is a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, television personality (Real Housewives of Atlanta), actress, business woman (Bedroom Kandi) and former member of the platinum-selling R&B group Xscape. (Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Essence)
Lauren Lake
Lauren Lake does it all! This bad business woman is a lawyer, author, interior designer, real estate developer, background singer, legal/relationship/life consultant, guest host, and talk show presenter. (Photo: Rebecca Smeyne/BET)
Carla Hall
Carla Hall is a chef and television personality. A former finalist of Bravo's Top Chef, Hall currently is a co-host of the ABC's daytime talkshow The Chew and owns Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)
Mikki Taylor
Mikki Taylor is an author, speaker, and the former beauty director and cover editor of ESSENCE magazine. (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
Lisa Price
Lisa Price is an entrepreneur and founder of the beauty brand Carol's Daughter. (Photo: Rebecca Smeyne/BET)
Rakia Reynolds
Rakia Reynolds an entrepreneur and the founder of Skai Blue Media, a major multimedia public relations agency. (Photo: Albert Urso/Getty Images)
Angela Benton
Angela Benton is the Founder & CEO of NewME Accelerator and is known as one of the Internet industries influencers by numerous publications and outlets. (Photo: Steve Jennings/Getty Images for GLAM)
Robin Wilson
Robin Wilson is an interior designer and author who has been featured on HGTV, LX-TV Open House, and numerous media outlets. (Photo: Mireya Acierto/Getty Images for Robin Wilson Home)


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Rain or Shine

Nailah delivers her sales pitch in tricky conditions.

The Final Four

The judges deliver their notes on the challenge.

Communication Is Key

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No Room for Egos

The judges address the issues of the challenge.

A ‘Queen Boss...

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The Harlem Hustle

The ladies take their products to the streets.

The Ultimate Sacrifice

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