Here's Another Reason 'The Color Purple' Star Cynthia Erivo Needs to Be on Your Radar

Erivo slayed her performance of "I'm Here" on Colbert. Sang!

Yolanda Sangweni May, 24, 2016

Cynthia Erivo is a force to be reckoned with. The Nigerian-British star will knock your socks off with her sublime portrayal of Celie in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple. The performance has earned Erivo a Tony nomination and the title of “breakout star” of 2016. Watch as she performs Celie’s triumphant closing song, “I’m Here” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night.

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