Abiola Abrams is a TV host, art filmmaker, and author. She is a first generation Guyanese-American who was raised in New York City.
She is currently the host of The Best Shorts, BET's indie film showcase (Black Entertainment Television). Abiola has also appeared on My Two Cents, a panel-style show also on her network's BET J, formerly BET Jazz. She has hosted or co-hosted such shows as the syndicated The Source: All Access, Source Magazine's hip hop show, and HBO's Chat Zone.
Her edgy and controversial art films and plays have been shown and performed in galleries, festivals, theaters and museums worldwide, and she was named a Fun, Fearless, Female by Cosmopolitan Magazine as a result.
Abiola is the founder of The Goddess Factory, an inspirational movement to motivate and empower primarily women, but people of all backgrounds, emotionally, politically and sexually. Her writing is featured in playwright/ activist Eve Ensler's current anthology A Memory, A Monologue a Rant and A Prayer alongside such writers as Maya Angelou, Edward Albee, Alice Walker and Edwidge Danticat; and Ellen Sussman's Dirty Words.
Abiola Abrams' first novel Dare, a chick lit retelling of Faust, was published by Simon and Schuster.