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[BLACK POP DAILY] Lauryn Hill Covers Nina Simone’s ‘Feeling Good’

[BLACK POP DAILY] Lauryn Hill Covers Nina Simone’s ‘Feeling Good’

by John Kennedy   Jun 18, 2015

Lauryn Hill’s Cover of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good” Will Give You Life Lauryn Hill may rap like the Fu-Schnickens on newer material, but her... Read More

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[BLACK POP DAILY] Lauryn Hill Covers Nina Simone at the Apollo

by John Kennedy   Jun 02, 2015

Lauryn Hill and Jazmine Sullivan Celebrate Nina Simone With Apollo Performance Nina Simone received a grand tribute last night (June 1) at Harlem’s Apollo... Read More

‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ Premieres in NYC [VIDEO]

‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ Premieres in NYC [VIDEO]

by #teamEBONY   Jun 02, 2015

What Happened, Miss Simone?, a Netflix original documentary on music icon Nina Simone directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus, premiered last night at the... Read More

How Nina Simone turned the movement into music.

Nina Simone, Battling for Black Women

by #teamEBONY   Aug 04, 2014

"My skin is Black,” the first woman’s story begins, “my arms are long.” And, to a slow and steady beat, “my hair is woolly,... Read More

People Still Hate Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone

Controversy Over Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone Continues

by Jezebel   May 16, 2014

Many still upset by Zoe Saldana being cast as Nina Simone.  While it makes its Cannes debut, Nina is receiving backlash on Twitter for... Read More

People Still Hate Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone

Controversy Over Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone Continues

by Jezebel   May 16, 2014

Many still upset by Zoe Saldana being cast as Nina Simone.  While it makes its Cannes debut, Nina is receiving backlash on Twitter for... Read More

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[BLACK POP DAILY]
Lil Wayne Owes Uncle Sam $12 Million

by Cecily Michelle   Mar 04, 2014

Kanye’s DONDA Partners with Roc Nation Kanye West and Jay Z are really exhibiting the behavior of rich folk, because they sure know how... Read More

Kanye West x The Beatles

[VINTAGE VISION]
The 10 Best Black Beatles Covers of All Time

by Michael A. Gonzales   Feb 14, 2014

With February 2014 marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles invading America, we have been immersed in commemorative magazines, TV specials and radio stations... Read More

Lorraine Hansberry, Nina Simone, and Issa Rae

Issa Rae to Play Nina Simone in Lorraine Hansberry Biopic

by Huffington Post   Jun 04, 2013

Up-and-coming filmmaker and actress, Issa Rae has been tapped to portray Nina Simone in the forthcoming "unconventional biopic" on A Raisin in the Sun author and... Read More

Zoe Saldana Boldly Goes [INTERVIEW]

Zoe Saldana Boldly Goes [INTERVIEW]

by Kelley L. Carter   May 17, 2013

Zoe Saldana is a please-and-thank-you kind of woman. Not that anyone else of her caliber is the opposite, it’s just that Saldana’s kind even... Read More