Since her days on the hit series Glee, Amber has been one to watch. With her killer voice and radiant smile, this 30-year-old star recently blessed us in The Wiz and is preparing to star in a London production of Dreamgirls as Effie White. We're sitting back and waiting for more Amber!

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"Black girls are magic," says Amber.

Dominique Hobdy
Feb, 25, 2016

Amber Riley stopped for a quick chat on the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood red carpet today dish on her upcoming projects and why Black women are magical.

Riley spilled the tea on her upcoming stint saying,

"I'm doing Dreamgirls on the West End in London and my whole entire family is flying out there and I'm really excited! I'm terrifyied but it's a good terrified. It's a challenging, good terrified. I'm going to be there for a year. I'm going to come back with an accent!"

When it comes to #BlackGirlMagic and what it means to her, Amber says it's hard to even explain.

"Black girls are magic," she says. "Our style. How we set trends. I have so many magical Black girls in my life. It's really hard to put into words."

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