Celebrating Black Music Month Movies: Ray, Purple Rain and More! | The Download

Entertainment Tonight published this video item, entitled “Celebrating Black Music Month Movies: Ray, Purple Rain and More! | The Download” – below is their description.

On ET’s The Download, Denny Directo and Cassie DiLaura break down the must-know entertainment news stories from Friday, June 17. We take a look back at some of the most iconic Black music month films, including Prince’s 1984 musical drama, ‘Purple Rain,’ and Angela Bassett shaking her tail feather as Tina Turner in ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It?’ First, we highlight Whitney Houston’s voice in films like ‘The Bodyguard’ and ‘The Preacher’s Wife.’ Next, the late Chadwick Boseman as music legend James Brown in the biopic ‘Get on Up,’ followed by Andra Day’s Golden Globe-winning portrayal of jazz singer Billie Holiday in ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday.’ Another iconic transformation worth mentioning is Jamie Foxx’s Oscar-winning portrayal of singer Ray Charles in ‘Ray.’ Then, everything we know about Beyoncé’s iconic Coachella performance in the Netflix documentary ‘Homecoming,’ and Ice Cube’s reaction to his son playing him in ‘Straight Outta Compton.’ Lastly, we let the hit song, ‘Da Butt,’ from the Spike Lee joint, ‘School Daze,’ play us out.

Entertainment Tonight YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

About This Source - Entertainment Tonight

Entertainment Tonight is an American first-run syndicated news broadcasting newsmagazine program that is distributed by CBS Media Ventures throughout the United States and owned by ViacomCBS Streaming.

Recent from Entertainment Tonight:

Ryan Reynolds Celebrates 10-Year Marriage to ‘Best Friend’ Blake Lively (Exclusive)

Catherine Zeta-Jones TRANSFORMS Into Morticia Addams for ‘Wednesday’

Brangelina’s 2016 Jet Incident: Bombshells From FBI Report

In This Story: Netflix

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is an American technology and media services provider and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California. Netflix was founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California.

6 Recent Items: Netflix

Catherine Zeta-Jones TRANSFORMS Into Morticia Addams for ‘Wednesday’

David Duchovny Wants His Yale Textbook Back

Comic to Screen | The Sandman | DC | #Shorts

The Resort is ‘not that funny or thrilling’ and ‘a lot of exposition’

Michele Morrone talks new film, ‘The Next 365 Days’

13F filings: Michael Burry dumps stock, Buffett adds Apple stock, Tepper buys Netflix

In This Story: United States

The United States is a country also known as the United States of America, USA, US or just America. There are fifty states in the union, which is a federal republic ruled by a representative democracy. Nearly ten million square kilometres are inhabited by over 300 million people. The majority of Americans speak English.

4 Recent Items: United States

US and Taiwan to launch formal trade talks in fall | DW News

What’s the future of China-US relations? | The Bottom Line

Woods & Love III vs Harrington & McGinley | Extended Highlights | 2004 Ryder Cup

Bondi personal trainer Azuma Bennett shot dead in Windsor Hills, Los Angeles | 7NEWS

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.