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CNN Radio Music Notes: Michelle Williams – in charge of her Destiny
Michelle Williams as Sandra Isadore and Adesola Osaklaumi as Fela Kuti in the Broaday hit musical, FELA!
March 3rd, 2013
06:00 AM ET

CNN Radio Music Notes: Michelle Williams – in charge of her Destiny

By Pat St.Claire, CNN

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(CNN) - This week we talk with Michelle Williams, the Grammy-award winning Destiny's Child member, currently starring as Sandra Isadore, activist and love interest of Fela Kuti, in the smash Broadway hit musical, FELA!

The 3-time Tony Award-winning musical is in Atlanta through March 6th  and Michelle stopped by CNN Radio to talk about FELA!,  her friend Beyoncé, and some personal revelations about how she took charge of her own destiny after suffering though some dark times.

Destiny's Child made her famous, but even before the group existed, Michelle Williams knew she would be a star. She remembers being in the Fox Theater in Saint Louis for an 8th grade trip and looking up at the beautiful art on the ceiling and saying, "one day I'm going to perform here." And eventually, she did.   FULL POST