Giving The Legend, Robert Townsend His Flowers
Spoiler alert, there are tears in this episode, but they're cried by whom?! Robert Townsend is the director of B.A.P.S., The 5 Heartbeats, Eddie Murphy's Raw, Hollywood Shuffle, Carmen The Hip Hopera and more. His stellar and long Hollywood career started humbly as an extra on Mahogany and has landed him here. In this interview, he shares important tips for movie making, shares his feelings about the critique of Black creators and their art, amazing nuggets from Making The 5 Heartbeats, including Keenan Ivory Wayans was supposed to play Leon's character. Take a listen to a legend getting his well-earned flowers and making Danielle his new daughter!