Queen Latifah takes long road to 'Bessie' film

January 9, 2015 1:33 AM

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When Queen Latifah was approached 20 years ago to play Bessie Smith, she had to do some research.

"I was Queen Latifah the rapper. I had no idea who Bessie Smith was," the singer-actress told the Television Critics Association on Thursday.

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