NMAAM’s Sips & Stanzas paid tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, with R.E.S.P.E.C.T. HERSTORY: The Genius of Aretha Franklin. 

We went behind the scenes with Emmy Award winner Patrice Covington and Drama Desk and GRAMMY Award winner Rebecca Naomi Jones, who co-star alongside Cynthia Erivo in National Geographic’s limited series, ‘Genius: Aretha.