The Aretha Franklin Tribute | Black Girls Rock 2018


– ♪ – We love you, Aretha. – ♪ – ♪ You’re a no good
heartbreaker ♪ ♪ You’re a liar
and you’re a cheat ♪ ♪ And I don’t know why ♪ ♪ I let you do
these things to me ♪ ♪ Yeah ♪ ♪ My friends keep telling me ♪ ♪ That you ain’t no good ♪ ♪ But oh, they don’t know ♪ ♪ That I’d leave you
if I could ♪ ♪ I guess I’m uptight ♪ ♪ And I’m stuck like glue ♪ ♪ Cause I ain’t never ♪ ♪ I ain’t never ♪ ♪ I ain’t never, no, no ♪ ♪ Loved a man ♪ ♪ The way that I, I love you ♪ ♪ I, I, I ♪ ♪ I can’t sleep at night ♪ ♪ And I can’t eat a bite, no ♪ ♪ I guess I’ll never be free ♪ ♪ Since you got
your hooks ♪ ♪ In me ♪ ♪ Whoa, oh, oh ♪ ♪ I ain’t never, never ♪ ♪ No, no, no, no ♪ ♪ Loved a man ♪ ♪ The way that I, I love you ♪ ♪ Everybody, give it up
for Ledisy. – ♪ Ain’t no way ♪ – [cheering and applause] – ♪ For me to love you ♪ ♪ ♪ If you won’t ♪ ♪ Let me ♪ ♪ ♪ I know that a woman’s duty ♪ ♪ Is to help and love a man ♪ ♪ ♪ And that’s the way ♪ ♪ It was planned ♪ ♪ ♪ Stop trying to be ♪ ♪ Someone you’re not… ♪ ♪ ♪ And if you need me ♪ ♪ Like you ♪ ♪ Say you do ♪ ♪ Oh, then baby, baby, baby ♪ ♪ Don’t you know that I
need you ♪ ♪ Oh! ♪ ♪ Ain’t no way ♪ ♪ Yeah ♪ ♪ Ain’t no way ♪ ♪ Oh, ain’t no way,
no way, no way ♪ ♪ I, I, I, won’t ♪ – ♪ Ain’t no way ♪ – ♪ It ain’t no way ♪ ♪ For me to love you ♪ ♪ If you won’t ♪ ♪ Let me ♪ ♪ – Ladies and gentlemen,
Cynthia Erivo! – ♪ – ♪ The moment I wake up ♪ ♪ Before I put on my makeup ♪ ♪ I say a little prayer
for you ♪ ♪ I’m combing my hair now ♪ ♪ And wondering what dress
to wear now ♪ ♪ I say a little– ♪ – ♪ Prayer for you ♪ – ♪ Oh, oh ♪ – ♪ Forever, forever ♪
– ♪ Forever, forever ♪ – ♪ You’ll stay in my heart
and I will love you ♪ ♪ Forever ♪
– ♪ Forever ♪ – ♪ We’ll never grow apart
and I will love you ♪ ♪ Together, together ♪
– ♪ Together ♪ – ♪ That’s how it must be
To live without you ♪ ♪ Would only mean
heartbreak for me ♪ – ♪ Ooh ♪ – ♪ Forever, forever ♪
– ♪ Forever, forever ♪ – ♪ Oh! ♪ ♪ Never, never ♪ – ♪ How I love you ♪ ♪ Together ♪
– ♪ Together ♪ – ♪ Together,
that’s how it must be ♪ ♪ To live without you ♪
– ♪ Yeah ♪ ♪ Oh, heartbreak for me, yeah ♪ ♪ My darling believe me ♪ ♪ For me there is no getting
over you ♪ ♪ Please, love me, too ♪ ♪ This is my prayer ♪
– ♪ This is my prayer, baby ♪ – ♪ This is my
prayer now, baby ♪ ♪ This is my prayer ♪ ♪ Answer my prayer ♪
– ♪ Answer my prayer, baby ♪ – ♪ Answer my prayer ♪
– [cheering and applause] – CYNTHIA: Ladies and gentlemen,
Ms. Stephanie Mills. – [cheering and applause] – ♪ – ♪ Though you don’t call
anymore ♪ ♪ I sit and wait ♪ ♪ In vain ♪ ♪ I guess I’ll rap
on your door ♪ ♪ Tap on your window pane ♪ – ♪ Tap on your window pane ♪ – ♪ I wanna tell you, baby ♪ ♪ Changes I’ve been
going through ♪ ♪ Missing you, listen you ♪ ♪ ‘Til you come back to me,
that’s all I’m gonna do ♪ ♪ ♪ Living for you, my dear ♪ ♪ Is living in a world ♪ ♪ Of tears ♪ ♪ Hear my plea ♪
– ♪ Hear my plea ♪ – ♪ I’ve got to let you see ♪ ♪ That our love is dying ♪
– ♪ Our love is dying ♪ – ♪ Although my call
you ignore ♪ ♪ Somehow I must ♪ ♪ Somehow I must explain ♪ ♪ I’m gonna rap on your door ♪ ♪ Tap on your window pane ♪ – ♪ Tap on your window pane ♪ – ♪ I’m gonna camp
on your step ♪ ♪ To prove that my love
is true ♪ ♪ I’ve got to change
your view, baby ♪ ♪ ‘Til you come back to me,
that’s all I’m gonna do ♪ – [cheering and applause] – ♪ Don’t trouble the water
– ♪ I won’t ♪ – ♪ Leave it alone ♪ – ♪ Why don’t you?
Why don’t you? ♪ – ♪ Let it be ♪ ♪ Still water run deep ♪
– ♪ I know that ♪ – ♪ Yes it do ♪
– ♪ Hey ♪ – ♪ Ooh, yeah ♪
– ♪ If you only believe ♪ ♪ When you’re down ♪ ♪ ♪ You feel yourself
on the street ♪ ♪ ♪ When evening falls ♪ ♪ So hard ♪ ♪ I will comfort you ♪ ♪ ♪ I’ll take your part ♪ ♪ ♪ Oh, when darkness comes ♪ ♪ ♪ And pain is all ♪ ♪ All around ♪ ♪ Like a bridge ♪ ♪ Over troubled waters ♪ ♪ I’ll be there
to lay you down ♪ ♪ Like a bridge over ♪ ♪ Over troubled water ♪ ♪ I won’t let you down ♪ – ♪ Don’t trouble the water ♪ – ♪ I’ll be your bridge,
yes, I will ♪ ♪ Why don’t you?
Why don’t you let it be ♪ ♪ Oh, and still water
run deep ♪ ♪ Oh, yes it do ♪ ♪ I know that ♪ – ♪ Oh, yeah ♪ – ♪ Still waters ♪ Yolanda Adams. – [cheering and applause] – Now, we all know
that the queen would take you to church at the end
of the concert, come on. ♪ How I got over ♪
– ♪ How I got over ♪ – ♪ How I got over ♪
– ♪ How I got over ♪ – ♪ You know my soul looks back
and wonders ♪ ♪ How I got over ♪ ♪ How I got over ♪
– ♪ How I got over ♪ – ♪ How I got over ♪
– ♪ How I got over ♪ – ♪ You know my soul looks back
and wonders ♪ ♪ How I got over ♪ ♪ Just as soon as I see Jesus ♪
– ♪ Oh, yes ♪ – ♪ The man who made me free ♪
– ♪ Oh, yes ♪ – ♪ He was the man who bled
and suffered ♪ – ♪ Oh, yes ♪
– ♪ Who died for you and me ♪ ♪ I’m gonna thank me
because brought me ♪ ♪ I’m gonna thank him
because he taught me ♪ ♪ I’m gonna thank him
because he kept me ♪ ♪ Gonna thank him
’cause he never left me ♪ ♪ I’m gonna sing ♪ – ♪ Hallelujah ♪ – ♪ I might shout this evening ♪ ♪ I’m gonna thank him for all
he’s done for me, yeah ♪ Come on, sing it, y’all! ♪ How I got over ♪ – ♪ Over ♪ – ♪ Over ♪
– ♪ My soul looks back ♪ ♪ And wonders
how I got over ♪ – One more time! ♪ How I got over ♪ – ♪ Over ♪ – ♪ My soul looks back
and wonders ♪ ♪ How I got over ♪ – ♪ And I’m gonna thank him ♪ ♪ Thank you, Jesus ♪
– ♪ Thank you, lord ♪ – ♪ Thank you ♪ ♪ Thank you, lord ♪ ♪ You’ve been good ♪
– ♪ Thank you ♪ – ♪ Thank you, lord ♪ ♪ You’ve been so good ♪ ♪ Thank you, lord ♪ ♪ I wanna thank you
for everything ♪ ♪ I wanna thank you
for what you’ve done for me ♪ ♪ You keep doing it ♪ ♪ Over ♪ ♪ Over ♪ ♪ Over again ♪ – ♪ Over ♪
– ♪ Come on, yeah ♪ – ♪ Over ♪
– ♪ Just wanna thank you ♪ ♪ Ah, ah, ah ♪ ♪ Ah, ah, ah ♪ ♪ Look back and wonder
how we got over ♪ ♪ Yeah! ♪ ♪ Yeah… ♪ ♪ Over ♪ ♪♪ – [applause and cheering]

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