S2, E39: Straight Outta Accra

Last year La left everything behind in NYC to live out her dreams of traveling the world. Her journey was filled with adventure and some Tinder dates along the way. She ended up falling in love with Ghana and a man that truly “got her.” La is sharing the rollercoaster from love to heartbreak, as well as why she took the high road after the man she fell in love with got married just weeks after they broke up.


About the Guest

Laree has traveled to 39+ countries. She has skydived In Cape-town, swam with whale sharks in the Philippines, had Dinner in the Sky in Prague, went Mountain Trekking in Vietnam, eaten the best seafood in Spain, learned djembe drumming in Ghana, studied meditation in India and more and won’t be stopping anytime soon.

Former cast member of FYI’s TV show #Blacklove, Laree’s likeness has been featured in Essence, Peoples, Rolling Out, Madame Noire, Date-Line, The Talk, WHCR Radio, Blazin267 Radio, Mic, IOB Beauty as well as a few other online publications. 

Laree is presently residing in Ghana and is currently a curator for the online African marketplace, www.adinkraexperience.com, a website promoting quality Ghanaian handmade African brands. Her edgy, colorful, innovative, passionate yet introverted character keeps folks curious and staying in-tuned. Her ambitious, raw and fearless aura is what attracts people from all over the world.


Things mentioned on this episode

La’s Previous DRL appearances: 

Episode 11: #Blacklove: Where Are They Now: La & Karl

Episode 44: #Blacklove Reunion, Part 1

Episode 45: #Blacklove Reunion, Part 2


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Laree “La” Thomas – @lareelathomas


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