June 7, 2015 Vince Valholla

Taraji P. Henson & Queen Latifah on Bringing Cookie & Bessie to Life

This is dope. Peep what Taraji said about creativity at the 8 min mark.

“You could almost hear the music as Queen Latifah joined Taraji P. Henson in Variety’s Actors on Actors studio for a candid conversation about their groundbreaking roles — one as blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO biopic, the other as the notorious Cookie in Fox’s hip-hop hit “Empire.” The longtime friends opened up about mining their life experiences for their characters, Latifah’s 22-year-journey to bring “Bessie” to the screen — and Henson’s surprising sitcom dreams.” – Debra Birnbaum / Variety

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Vince Valholla

Vince Valholla is Chairman/Chief Executive of Valholla Entertainment, Inc. Valholla is a full service Music Label & Management Company based in Miami, FL. Valholla's 2015 release of Kirby Maurier's "Doing The Most" was one of the highest selling independent R&B albums in the South Atlantic Region. His opinion is his own.