For PAPER's 2019 predictions list, we looked across every aspect of pop culture — music, film, art, activism, social media, fashion, beauty — for fresh new faces that are about to look a whole lot more familiar. Tierra Whack, Slayyyter, and Tayla Parx are set to feature heavily on your pump up playlists. Justice Smith, Chance Perdomo, and Emma Nelson are starring in upcoming blockbusters in cinemas and on Netflix. Writers Sally Mao and Morgan Parker are headed to bookstore shelves, and artists like Damon Davis and Jessi Jumanji will headline gallery shows. We've figured out exactly whose profiles you're about to follow: Layla F. Saad, Allen Salway, Hunter Harris. Plus the people you'll be getting fashion, makeup, and self-love inspiration from: Isaac West, La'shaunae, Crystal Methnay. It's going to be a good year! These are the 100 names worth getting to know in advance.

Julia Finkelstein

Illustration by Austin Call (@Duhrivative)

PAPER PREDICTIONS:

Julia Finkelstein.

Who are you?

Actor, comedian, human lady.

What do you do?

Characters, impressions, watch television.

What are you most proud of from 2018?

My 73 Questions with Ariana Grande video.

What do you think will be your biggest challenge in 2019?

Eating healthy.

What do you think will be your biggest opportunity in 2019?

This feature!

Where can we follow you?

@juliamfink on all of the social medias.

As chosen by Justin Moran, Claire Valentine, Michael Love Michael, Kat Gillespie, and Jael Goldfine
Illustrations by Austin Call (@Duhrivative)

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