After months of negotiations, Brandy agreed to join the team in March. She added that McGhee’s pilot script resonated with her more than any other because of her own experience as a single mother and regaining her voice after a period of silence.. To be a part of an on-stage event where she can perform all of her favourite musical styles—singing, rapping, dancing and acting—is “like a dream role,” she added.
While in Atlanta filming the first season of “Queens,” Brandy talked about her favourite female rappers, the themes of womanhood explored in the show, and the prospect of a “Moesha” reunion in a video interview. Excessive editing has been place in these extracts.
Is Xplicit’s Style Different From The ’90s Rap Because of its Distinct Sound and Lyricism? Specifically, do you have any Models or inspirations to Draw From in Your Work?
The answer is an emphatic yes. Rapping has been a hobby of mine for a little while now, and I’ve always wanted to see what my instrument was capable of. Hip-hop has been a constant source of inspiration for me since I was a child. Nas, Jadakiss, Cam’ron, Lauryn Hill, and Nicki Minaj have all worked with Xplicit.
For me, the challenge of finding the right Xplicit tone is one of the most enjoyable aspects of the job. My lack of natural swag was a problem because she’s the glue that pulls everything together in the way she is written. That was something on which I had to put in a lot of effort.
Sisterhood and Second Chances Appear to Play Major Roles.
What I appreciate most is the fact that everyone’s hopes and aspirations matter, regardless of age or stage of life. There are always second and third opportunities if you still have your ambition and enthusiasm for what you do. In the cosmos, everything happens for a reason, especially if you put in the effort.