Amber Riley stepped out for the Premiere of the new hit show Empire about a week ago and here’s what she had to say on her Instagram…
“I had an amazing time tonight and was so happy to see some of my FOX family. Make sure you guys watch Empire! It is an incredible show, brilliantly written and the music is out of this world, acting is subperb! I’m fangirling lol ok goodnight my loves!!!”
The show really is good. My favorite character so far is Ms. Cookie played by the incredible Taraji P. Henson… Can’t wait to see what happens next on my new favorite show!
Ah the Life and Times of Bessie Smith will now be coming to a small screen near you! Starring Queen Latifah, Mo’Nique and Mike Epps this is most definitely going to be worth tuning in to. I’m a music buff so I know who Bessie Smith is, but for those of you who need a refresher… Here you go!
Bessie Smith (Chattanooga, Tennessee, April 15, 1894 – Clarksdale, Mississippi, September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer. The Empress of the Blues was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is, along with Louis Armstrong, a major influence on other jazz vocalists. In 1930s Harlem, Bessie Smith was a married woman who kept a female lover. Her popular songs include ‘Nobody Knows When You’re Down and Out’ and collaborations with Louis Armstrong, such as ‘I Ain’t Gonna Play No Second Fiddle’ and ‘St. Louis Blues.
GO RICKI! GO RICKI! Ricki Lake returns to TV this September will her all-new daytime talk show, The Ricki Lake Show. I saw this on another site and I have to admit I’m kinda looking forward to the show… Ricki … Continue reading →