This week, we’re celebrating the Oscars by speaking to stars from three breakout movies of the season. Barry Jenkins, Director of the Oscar-nominated movie, ‘Moonlight’, Octavia Spencer talks about playing mathematician Dorothy Vaughan in the hit movie, ‘Hidden Figures’. Mykelti Williamson reflects on his role as Gabriel Maxson in the big-screen adaptation of August Wilson’s play, ‘Fences’. Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
R. Kelly, the king of R&B, makes music of epic proportions. After 18 years of stardom, the visionary songwriter, producer, and vocalist continues to compose classics and deliver electrifying live performances. Named the #1 R&B/Hip-Hop artist of the past 25 years by Billboard magazine, Kelly is the recipient of multiple Grammys, Billboard, BMI, and American Music Awards. He lives and produces music out of his Chocolate Factory in the heart of Chicago.