Mike Epps

Mike Epps Lands Richard Pryor Role

by #teamEBONY   Oct 16, 2012

Comedian and actor Mike Epps is the latest actor to be cast in the upcoming Nina Simone biopic. Epps has been selected to play... Read More

Jill Scott

Jill Scott on Zoe as Nina Simone

by #teamEBONY   Oct 01, 2012

Adding more to the Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone controversy, singer-actress Jill Scott recently addressed the debate in an interview. When asked on her... Read More

Nina Simone’s Daughter on Her Mother’s REAL Legacy

Nina Simone’s Daughter on Her Mother’s REAL Legacy

by dream hampton   Aug 22, 2012

For many of us, Nina Simone is nothing less than a goddess. Her music informs our lives (see: "Wild is the Wind," "Feelin' Good,"... Read More

Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone?
Not Even Half the Problem

Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone?
Not Even Half the Problem

by Michael Arceneaux   Aug 20, 2012

The story seemed so ludicrous that I easily dismissed it, especially given the earliest reports didn’t specify the exact role actress Zoe Saldana would... Read More

Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana Replaces Mary J. Blige

by #teamEBONY   Aug 14, 2012

Sometimes it's best to stick to your own craft. That may have been the mindset of the filmmakers behind the upcoming Nina Simone biopic.... Read More

Jay-Z Kanye West

BLACKS IN PARIS

by Jared Michael Lowe   Jul 19, 2012

"Ball so hard, I’m shocked too, I’m supposed to be locked up too / you escaped what I’ve escaped / You’d be in Paris... Read More