[youtube id=”m3oqtijIEAA”] Tomorrow HBO will air the Dee Rees’directed Bessie, starring Queen Latifah as the late blues queen Bessie Smith. In this short video Nelson George narrates the lineage of Bessie Smith’s influence on popular music. Bessie airs tomorrow night on HBO at 8PM EST. Related posts: Media Questions OfContinue Reading

Share

[youtube id=”8FhmzwXfgz8″] Queen Latifah stars as the late Bessie Smith in the HBO movie Bessie that comes out May 16th. This is the trailer and you can see Michael K. Williams, Monique, Mike Epps and Khandi Alexander in various roles supporting the story about Smith’s life. Bessie Smith was calledContinue Reading

Share

Will someone else pick up the Arsenio Hall show now that the second season has not been renewed? Will Queen Latifah slay her role as Bessie Smith in the new HBO biopic about life? And how will Dee Rees present Smith in her script? Why is the upcoming Lifetime biopicContinue Reading

Share