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BSO Model of The Week: Liris Crosse

by Robert Littal | Posted on Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
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Each week BlackSportsOnline will profile a model who is doing big things in the world of modeling and other entertainment industries. At the end of the year there will be a vote for the BSO Model of the Year.


You can see all the Models of the Week in the BSO Model Archives:

Liris Crosse

Liris Crosse is a  model/actress whose a pioneer in the fashion industry for full-figured women & African American women.

She’s graced magazines from Vogue to Vibe. She also made her mark in the video vixen market& has been hailed as 1 of the Eye Candy Models of the decade by XXL Magazine. Liris has appeared in  the films “The Best Man“, “Baby Boy“& on HBO’s tv show “The Wire“.

Liris Crosse is a well known pioneer in the fashion industry for full-figured women & African American women by putting curvy women in mainstream magazines&media. She’s graced the pages of Vogue, Elle, Essence, British Cosmopolitan,XXL,King & many others. She was saluted for her contribution as a model in the 15th Anniversary Juice issue of Vibe Magazine with Jay Z on the cover.

XXL Magazine named her 1 of the Eye Candy models of the Decade in their 10th Anniversary issue. Liris has done campaign for companies such as Lane Bryant, Ashley Stewart& Pelle Pelle over the years.Her own video game character was made in her likeness for DEF JAM ICON. As far as acting, Liris has appeared in  the films “The Best Man“, “Baby Boy“& on HBO’s tv show “The Wire” & “Law&Order SVU” to name a few.

She starred in the musical “The Jim Jones Project” starring rapper Jim Jones which was a Hip Hop 1st of its kind! Liris also has films coming up this year “Women Do It Better“, “Abidjan“, “Conspiracy X“, “Disciple“, “Mama I Want to Sing“& Antoine Fuqua’s (director of Training Day) “Brooklyn’s Finest“. Liris plans to host more live events this year & then hopefully her own interview style talk show!

She’s an avid sports lover so who knows, you may see here reporting in the sports field soon too! Catch her in the April issue of Essence Magazine. Her web site links are , , & . You can also follow her on TWITTER at
You’ve seen Liris Crosse in:

Jay Z’s “Do It Again”•• Lloyd Banks’ “On Fire”•• Nelly & Fat Joe’s “Get It Poppin”•• Ali & Big Gipp’s “Go Head”•• Busta Rhymes w/Rick James “Ghetto”•• and various more. Here’s a link to a reel of her work:


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  1. @LonGee3 says:

    OOOhhhh Shaunda needs to be a model! LOL…what's up, bro?

  2. joesimtre says:

    She doing her thing. Keepin it hot.. Big props to her..

  3. ryan says:

    some hair that woman has! Lookin great. Need more models of the week :/

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