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Legendary Blues Singer Etta James Dies At 73

Posted by Media Outrage on 20th January 2012

Legendary Blues singer Etta James died at the age of 73 in California with her husband and son at her side: Read the rest of this entry »

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After the show it's the after party

Posted by Media Outrage on 25th November 2008

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Etta James posed with Beyonce for some pictures during the premiere and after party of “Cadillac Records” in LA. We always get mixed reactions when we pose any kind of question related to Beyonce’s acting skills. How many of you will be going to check out the movie?

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Beyonce: "At Last"

Posted by Media Outrage on 24th October 2008

One of the leading songs for Beyonce’s movie Cadillac Records has leaked onto the net. As you are aware, Beyonce portrays legendary chanteuse, Etta James. Well check out “At Last” and let us know your thoughts. We spotted this pic at Concreteloop.To take a listen Read the rest of this entry »

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Beyonce talks family, life, weight, and politics

Posted by Media Outrage on 23rd October 2008

Beyonce covers the newest issue of InStyle. Yes, it is her time to shine since the double cd will be hitting stores on November 18th. Will you be copping the double cd? Peep a few parts of her convo with InStyle below….

Via OMG:

ON FAMILY
“Even though it’s not perfect all of the time, my family is part of my life.”

Thanksgiving is coming up … what are you thankful for?
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She killed it!

Posted by Media Outrage on 10th September 2008

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Beyonce sang “At Last” during last night’s Fashion Rocks. She killed it like she kills anything she touches. Now some might have the opinion that our staff is composed of a bunch of Beyonce “stans” which is not true. We just simply admire true talent. The woman’s voice is angelic. Forget looks because that doesn’t really matter in a discussion of talent. We’re just talking about the woman’s voice. We just recognize talent. Well anyway after checking out the video tell us whether this chick killed it better than Beyonce. CLICK HERE!

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Beyonce on the set

Posted by Media Outrage on 18th March 2008

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Beyonce was on set of her upcoming film Cadillac Records in which she portrays legendary singer Etta James. The movie is being filmed in New Jersey.

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Etta James talks about Beyonce portraying her

Posted by Media Outrage on 23rd February 2008

Etta James and Beyonce

Etta James recently spoke to Pagesix about Beyonce portraying her in an up and coming film. Here’s what she had to say….

“It’s a privilege and an honor to have somebody like that girl. I don’t think she looks like me, but that’s all right. They can fix that up,”

Speaking on the challenges facing Beyonce’s role…

“Oh my god, she’s going to have a hill to climb, because Etta James ain’t been no angel!”

Speaking on giving Beyonce pointers on the singing…. 

“I have my own way of putting those songs over, and I was just wondering if Beyoncé could, and my son said, ‘They’re thinking about how she looks, but mama, she can really sing!’”

“I kinda have a man’s voice. It’s a contralto, more bluesy, religious. I would really like to work with her on that,”

On there differences…..

“I wasn’t as bourgie as she is, she’s bourgeois. She knows how to be a lady, she’s like a model. I wasn’t like that… I smoked in the bathroom in school, I was kinda arrogant, so those are some of the things I would want to tell her.”

Mediaoutrage- This will really give Beyonce the opportunity to reach down deep and see if she’s able to display the necessary emotions that truly define great actors.

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