'Revelations' is one of the most important pieces to the African American arts. It assesses the hope and despair of a people and overcoming the struggle with our faith.
I come from strong people who believe in the freedom of expression and, of course, a culture that believes in that. So the idea of overcoming adversity is something that is not unfamiliar.
Performing abroad is ambassadorial.
There's a part of me that never felt my mother abandoned me. I always felt that she did the right thing.