'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' (Viola Davis & the late Chadwick Boseman) on Netflix now
The story of 'Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,' the acclaimed 1982 play about Black pride, white power and the blues in 1927 Chicago, is as incendiary today as the day it was written. A new feature film adaptation hit Neflix today, and it stars Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman, in his final film role before his death from cancer in August. Here are channels that feature the music of Ma Rainey.
Acoustic recordings of blues legends like Robert Johnson and Bessie Smith, plus old-time gospel and folk