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  • The way I was looking the word of genius in an exceptional quality.

  • So, of course, Aretha Franklin has an exceptional quality.

  • She has her beautiful voice, her amazing and brilliant piano playing.

  • And she's the first American in the Serie is the first woman, the first person of color.

  • And she was able to Malcolm eyes her life into sonic gold.

  • My singing voice has always been my guardian angel keeps me safe.

  • It feels good to share with the world that black women contain genius that we are geniuses.

  • I need you to follow me because we're gonna get lost.

  • Otherwise, Cynthia a Revo is just phenomenal.

  • It blows me away.

  • Thio here.

  • How much she sounds like a rethink how she embodies her as just a fan of Aretha.

  • I've listened to her music since I was little and I was learning her music before I knew I was gonna be doing anything like this.

  • We don't know.

  • Good.

  • We don't feel good.

  • Yes, this is a big show way.

  • Have a lot of costume changes.

  • A lot of pieces that I've done also replicates what she actually wore at certain events that we want to honor in Siris.

  • Thank you so much.

  • Thank you very much.

  • Yeah, we're allowing three audience access to what it was like for her back then.

  • And there was a lot of stress and trauma and you learn those things and you just go.

  • How did she become Aretha Franklin as we know her?

  • The idea that she was able to combine her music with activism is really special.

  • And I don't know that people realize that she was an activist.

  • They shoot us down like dogs.

  • Like our lives ain't worth nothing.

  • It's time to make a stand.

  • People forget how powerful music can be considered.

  • And she used that power to empower the rest of her community.

  • You got to disturb the peace when you can't get no peace.

  • That's why we celebrate her.

  • She's the queen of soul, your soul mine.

  • Everybody's.

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