Biographical films about the legendary singers, Aretha Franklin and Mahalia Jackson, are in the works. Going back into time to witness someone’s journey from being a dreamer to becoming the dream is riveting; however, movies about musicians, like these two in particular, makes you wonder…

Where are all the modern-day powerhouse singers?! The Donny Hathaway’s and Mavis Staples’s? Those singing from the diaphragm, hitting every note, feel it so deep in your bones that it gives you chills singers? There’s only a select few we can name. Think about it.

Who are we going to be making movies about 20 or 40 years from now?