Tony Nominee Danielle Brooks Releases New Single With Hamilton's Anthony Ramos

Cast Recordings & Albums   Tony Nominee Danielle Brooks Releases New Single With Hamilton's Anthony Ramos
 
"Black Woman," now available digitally, was co-written by Brooks, Ramos, and Will Wells.
Danielle Brooks and Anthony Ramos
Danielle Brooks and Anthony Ramos

The Color Purple Tony nominee and Orange is the New Black star Danielle Brooks has released a new single, "Black Woman," now available on digital outlets Spotify, Amazon Music, and iTunes.

The track was co-written by Brooks, Hamilton original cast member Anthony Ramos, and musician Will Wells, with Zach Golden serving as producer.

<i>Black Woman</i> Artwork
Black Woman Artwork Danielle Brooks

Brooks is best known for her role as Taystee on the Netflix series Orange is the New Black, the seventh and final season of which is expected to release this summer. She made her Broadway debut playing iron-willed Sofia in the 2015 John Doyle-helmed revival of The Color Purple, receiving a 2016 Tony nomination for her performance. Brooks is also an executive producer on the upcoming Temptations jukebox musical Ain't Too Proud, which begins performances February 28.

This release follows Brooks' debut single "I Am Woman," released in 2017, and a Grammy win for The Color Purple's cast album.

Ramos, Hamilton's original Philip Hamilton and John Laurens, most recently appeared as Ramon in the hit film remake of A Star is Born. He was a series regular on Netflix's She's Gotta Have It, playing Mars Blackmon, and recurs as Tony on NBC's Will & Grace reboot. He will star as Usnavi in the upcoming film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's first Broadway hit, In The Heights. Ramos also got engaged to his Hamilton co-star Jasmine Cephas Jones in January.

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