18 BIPOC TikTok Creators You Ought to Be Following

Developers use TikTok to share their experiences, talents and thoughts while harnessing the power that a small screen can offer. Whether you’re looking for life hacks, fashion tips, political opinions, recipes, or even old millennial humor, TikTok is the place for you. Here is a roundup of 18 BIPOC TikTok developers with feeds demonstrating the power of a voice.


@shawtyherbs (Maryaam)

@shawtyherbs

HAPPY MONTHS FOR THE SIGNS! πŸ€©πŸ€ # Astrology #astrologytiktok #shawtyherbs #astrologyvibes #astrologyqueen #Wee #lucky # 777 #astrologyfyp

♬ Bank account – 21 Savage

Similar to all social media platforms, astrology has found its way to TikTok. Maryaam, known by her handle @shawtyherbs, is best known for her in-depth analysis of astrological subjects. If you want to learn more about your chart placements or even a happy month after your sign, this is the place to go!

@wellbyshaniabhopa (Shania Bhopa)

@wellbyshaniabhopa

What are your wellness goals for 2021? Mine is definitely not a laptop 1 day of the week πŸ₯² # Target check # Wellbeing # Health-Daily # Student-Wellbeing #Fit

♬ Someone who loves bass strologer bootleg – mthekyng

Health and wellness videos are one of the most popular genres on TikTok, with tons of aspiring developers whose reports revolve around these topics. Shania Bhopa is a 22 year old evidence based wellness trainer whose most popular videos include discussions about health, energy and manifestations of the body and mind.

@ Gigi.nb (Batuszahn)

@ Gigi.nb

Hair from the MTL store @bybilngwe #fyp #naturalhair #naturalhairstyles #slickbun #sleekponytail #sleekbraidponytail # 4chair #blackgirkmagic

♬ Original sound – Jackson Walker πŸ§šβ€β™€οΈ

Gigi is a content creator focused on representation in the beauty industry. From her videos of how to do a straight ponytail on 4C hair to natural hairstyles for black women, this is a creator breaking the barriers in the media.

@ zipporahthevegan (Zipporah Wharwood)

@ Zipporahthevegan

I also had some pineapple that I forgot to film! #veganwhatieatinaday during # veganuary2021 #veganpancakes #whatieatinadayvegan

♬ Coming home – Leon Bridges

Zipporah has become increasingly popular at TikTok because of their incredible vegan recipes. From her “What I As A Vegan Eat In A Day” videos to debunking vegan myths, this is a delicious review to watch.

@therealrahulrai (Rahul Rai)

@therealrahulrai

Maybe this time I was lucky #footthing #moderndating

♬ Original sound – The real Rahul Rai

Rahul Rai has released some of the funniest original comedies on the app and earned him over 2.6 million followers. This TikTok page often has comments on dating, family relationships, and other writers and can be viewed for hours.

@yafavegirljas (Jasphine Bakhita)

@yafavegirljas

I just get hot, tbh

♬ Original sound – Yes πŸ’

A true entertainer is one who best connects with her audience. Jas’ content is perfectly understandable – stories and random provocative thoughts – and speaks to her viewers as if they were her best friends.

@ the.navarose (Nava Rose)

@ the.navarose

Which fashion trend of 2021 are you looking forward to? ✨ @asos #asos #tiktokfashion #outfitideas

♬ Elastic – Joey Purp

With 4.9 million followers, 30-year-old Nava Rose definitely knows the power of a good outfit. Not only does she post videos of her stunning looks, but she also gives her viewers tips on how to gain confidence.

@e_heman (Ehi Omigie)

@e_heman

… And now I’m planning the wedding … # gay #fy #fyp #WithoutTellingMe #trend #blacktiktok

♬ Itskingkdot – Kevin May

Ehi Omigie is a defining force in the wave of media representation. On his large platform he represents both the LGBTQ and the POC community and makes his account a real highlight. In addition, his site is a constant source of non-skipping entertainment.

@_awasanneh (Awa Sanneh)

@_awasanneh

Are you still interested in this type of content or should I try something new?

♬ Game over! – Harris Cole

Awa Sanneh’s TikTok account can best be described as something for everyone. With her most popular videos entitled β€œFinding out life with Awa”, she addresses relatable life struggles and lets people know that they are not alone in their daily lives.

@ lil.brown.egg

@ lil.brown.egg

impossible to fit everything he did in a video but all of you my homies h8 john #canada #colonization #racism #politicaltiktok #canadianhistory #fyp

♬ Why are there limits – Fkj

If you’re ever looking to learn more about Canadian politics, this is the place – with political talk, including topics related to Canadian racism and colonization.

@cassidy_j (Cassidy)

@casssidy_j

Dc: @mahakhamidd I call this outfit summer winter chic

♬ dc mahakhamidd – Mahak Hamid

Cassidy impressed TikTok and gained 1.5 million followers in a short time. The self-taught dancer living in Canada is known for her original choreography to trendy pop music.

@comfygirlcurls (Kaya)

@comfygirlcurls

How long did it take me to install these #minitwists? πŸ‘€πŸ˜­ #naturalhair #protectivehairstyles #protectivestyles #blackblogger # type4hair

♬ Original sound – Comfy Girl with Curl

Kaya’s TikTok is full of videos all about natural hair and natural beauty. She has tips and hints while showing off her gorgeous natural curls.

@ w.deliberate.interest (Kimberly)

@ w.deliberate.interest

We both have a conversation that needs to take place. #BIPOC #Allies #blm #blackmomsoftiktok #momsoftiktok #antiracism #thetalk

♬ Lofi – Domknowz

Kimberly is a creator focused on educating her viewers with videos like “How to Be an Active Citizen in the Electoral World” and “How to Be an Ally”.

@itsrhe (Rhe)

@itsrhe

some pose inspo for your next insta post πŸ˜€

♬ SZA – Remix – Kidtendo!

Rhe knows exactly how to attract an audience with her impressive styling content. As a powerful fashion influencer, she offers her viewers tricks and tips that you can also learn by clicking the “Follow” button.

@topebabalola (Tope Babalola)

@ Topbabalola

Supervisor: Until 3. #GroceryStory #MyRoutine #MyStyle #toronto #winnipeg #fyp #foryou

♬ Original sound – Tope Babalola

Tope Babalola is a creator whose content lies at the perfect intersection between relatable battles and customer service comedy. His skits are authentic and reflect millennial humor.

@ aqyilaa (Taahira)

@aqyilaa

When do I not screw up the lyrics? BUT I love Dreamgirls, literally one of my favorite movies ever

♬ Original sound – Aqyila

Taahira is a Toronto based singer who uses TikTok to show off her amazing vocal skills. Their original songs will get stuck in your head for days.

@tblizzy (Tyra Blizzard)

@ tblizzy

#stitch with @riannasun Comment ⬇️ More examples of how women are oppressed in North America. #oppression #transwonen #mmiw #blackwomen #feminism

♬ Original sound – Tyra Blizzard

Social activists are a critical aspect of the TikTok community and are constantly informing and informing about important topics with the help of videos. Tyra is a social activist focused on discussions about male privilege, female oppression, and LGBTQ rights.

@ Jackieaina (Jackie Aina)

@ Jackieaina

the bouquets of flowers I made yesterday after visiting a flower market πŸ₯° plus more decor in my bedroom! #floralshop #bekindtoyourself #takecareofurself

♬ Jazz – Aylior

Jackie Aina is the unofficial queen of “Organization TikTok”. When you learn which scented candles go in which rooms, videos on how to organize the pantry, and tips on fresh flower arrangements, it’s easy to scroll through their feed.

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