The story of legendary blues performer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.
The Queen brings Bessie back to life.
Did You Know?
's topless scene in front of the mirror shows her real breasts. A body double was not used. See more
No yellow bitch in my show!
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Written by Ma Rainey
Performed by Mo'Nique
and Queen Latifah See more