Jennifer Hudson: A Dreamgirl Gets Her ‘Respect’ | Chapter 25

Black Girl Songbook

Nov 24

1 hr 3 min

As we close the book on Season 2, host Danyel Smith welcomes the Emmy-, Grammy-, and Oscar-winning singer-actress Jennifer Hudson to discuss the process of grooming her acclaimed talent and the journey to playing the legendary Aretha Franklin in ‘Respect.' Plus, Jennifer dives into what it’s like to be the light for the culture when we mourn the "greats." Host: Danyel Smith Guest: Jennifer Hudson Producers: Trudy Joseph and Donnie Beacham Guest booking: Allyson Turner Story consultant: Taj Rani Sound design: DJ Steve Porter Production supervision: Juliet Litman, Tunde St. Matthew-Daniel

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