Taraji P. Henson has at all times been identified to play varied iconic performing roles. However the actress is now branching out and tapping into music. The star introduced that she’s engaged on an EP with a “feel-good” contact.
Taraji broke the thrilling information whereas being a visitor on Goodmorning America. When discussing her function within the Muppets Haunted Mansion, the place she did fairly a little bit of singing, Henson was requested if she would proceed singing.
“I actually have an EP that I’m working on. Surprise!”
Afterward within the clip, the 51-year-old actress revealed why she determined to faucet into music.
“I’m just working on some really good, feel-good music. I’m not trying to toot my own horn here but it was time for a pivot because I’ve done so many iconic roles, you know what I mean? It’s like, I can’t just, you know…acting it has to be something that excites me and challenges me.”
Now singing isn’t new to Taraji. The Empire actress showcased her vocals within the 2005 movie Hustle And Stream, and now, she’s getting into musical theater. Henson then speaks on her upcoming function as Ms. Hannigan within the tv musical Annie Stay!
“Like, Miss Hannigan in Annie, challenges me. That’s musical theater, taking me back to my roots. So it’s about just continuing to challenge myself. I kept saying that music, I might have missed it because I became a mother so early on in college, but God has other plans for me because the music is just really falling in my lap. Like, it started with The Muppets, and through the Muppets, I booked Miss Hannigan, and it just keeps coming. So, Im gon’ ride the wave. Why not?”
The information doesn’t come as a shock as Taraji beforehand hinted at music when she responded to a praise on her singing voice and requested about an album whereas on the 2021 Emmy Crimson Carpet.