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Stop Sleeping On FOX's 'Star' And Go Watch It

An amazing cast, original music, AND spotlights on important topics...why does no one talk about it?!

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Stop Sleeping On FOX's 'Star' And Go Watch It

In 2016, FOX aired a new television show called "Star." I had seen previews for the shows hundreds of times, but I was never really interested in watching the premiere.

One night after a show I liked finished, "Star" came on. Out of curiosity, I decided to let it play - and from that moment on, I was hooked. I watched the show every night it aired and even listened to the show's music from time to time.

"Star" is not only suspenseful and full of drama (which I love in any show), but it also has great music powerful messages about real-world problems.

The show stars three bada** women trying to make it big in Atlanta, GA.

Star Davis and her sister Simone team up with the famous Alexandra Crane to form a girl group called "Take 3." The girls are managed by the sisters' mother's best friend Carlotta Brown, played by Queen Latifah.

These four women are the main characters in "Star" and they are all so talented. They play strong, determined, hardworking women who will not let anyone stop them from following their dreams. Their characters have been through so much already, but they always find a way to keep going.

I love shows that feature hardworking and determined women. The cast also includes huge stars like Queen Latifah, Jude Demorest, Destiny Ryan, Quincy Brown, Benjamin Bratt, and many more!

The storyline is also super suspenseful.

Not only is the cast amazing, but the whole show's storyline is very entertaining. "Star" is packed with drama. From romances to scandals and murders, this show has it all! Every time I watch "Star," I get so into it that I forget that it's just a show. There are also so many plot twists that I genuinely never see coming.

My absolute favorite thing about "Star" is how they highlight real-world problems.

One of the things that really sold me on this show was how it highlighted some major problems in the world. "Star" has aired many episodes that deal with heavy topics such as police brutality, addiction, immigration, and other topics.

I love and respect shows that view their audience as an opportunity to say something impactful and powerful. It shows the audience that no, this isn't just a TV show, this is real life. The things you are watching right now are actually happening, and something needs to happen. Action needs to take place.

To top it all off, the show has original music in every episode.

If you're a big rap and R&B fan, then "Star" is definitely made for you. Majority of the show's songs are a mix of R&B and rap, but there are some pop sounds in there from time to time. I genuinely like the music from the show. "Star" is currently on its third season and it's produced a variety of songs. from slow sappy love songs to full-on "partying it up" tunes.

The show has so much variety and powerful characters with even more powerful stories. I can't wait to see what the future hold for this show!

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