Posts tagged "Nina Simone"

Entertainment

Twitter Pays Respect To Nas, Nina Simone And More With #BestBlackAlbumCovers

From Nina Simone to The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Twitter went diggin' in the virtual crates to show love to some of music's greatest album…

Entertainment

Zoe Saldana Speaks On The Three Year Hold Up With The Nina Simone Biopic

"The people behind the project weren't my cup of tea."

Movies & TV

Nina Simone’s Biopic Set For December Release Date

After a controversial start, the highly-anticipated Nina Simone biopic will be released this December, Entertainment Weekly reports. Titled Nina, the film received backlash…

Music

Solange Knowles, Dev Hynes, King & Moses Sumney Perform A Stellar Rendition Of Nina Simone’s “To Be Young, Gifted And Black”

Solange Knowles returned to the stage at the FYF Festival on Sunday (Aug. 23), and along with her hit tunes, she also performed a classic…

Music News

Lauryn Hill Pays Tribute To Nina Simone With Live Rendition Of “Feeling Good”

Ms. Lauryn Hill graced our television screens Thursday night (July 30) for a performance of the late Nina Simone's "Feeling Good" melody on The Tonight…

Album Reviews

Remembering Nina Simone: A Track-By-Track Review Of ‘Nina Revisited’

VIBE gives the play-by-play of the Nina Simone tribute album 'Nina Revisited.'

Music

Sing That Song: Lauryn Hill Covers Nina Simone’s ‘Feeling Good’

The 'Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina' album will be included with her upcoming documentary.

Movies & TV

Jazmine Sullivan Covers Nina Simone’s ‘Baltimore’ For Upcoming Documentary

This couldn't have came at a more perfect time.

Music

Throwback Jams: Sounds Of Protest

A #TBT playlist of protest anthems that demanded change

Movies & TV

Get A First Look At The Netflix Documentary ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’

Watch Nina Simone battle her demons in a new Netflix documentary.

Vixen

Zoe Saldana Shines On Cover of ‘Elle Magazine’s’ Women In Hollywood Issue [PHOTOS]

We must say, pregnancy looks good on starlet Zoe Saldana,as Elle Magazine honored the soon-to-be Mom as one of the talented names in film in…

Vixen

Listen to the Songs From Episode 2 of ‘Being Mary Jane’

Our jaws were not prepared to drop within the first five minutes of Being Mary Jane, but that's what makes a great drama.

Features

EDM Ghosts: Past Tracks For Your Halloween Ravelist

VIBE went graveyard digging to fill your kandi bags with some devilish delights. Get monster-mashing with these 20 Halloween beat treats from the past. ->…

Movies & TV

Zoe Saldana Responds To Nina Simone Backlash

After news of a biopic on world-renowned singer Nina Simone surfaced last year, fans and spectators were filled with memories of the singer and her…

Vixen

Zoe Saldana Responds to Nina Simone Backlash

After news of a biopic on world-renowned singer Nina Simone surfaced last year, fans and spectators were filled with memories of the singer…

Vixen

Black History Month Woman of the Day: Nina Simone

Eunice Kathleen Waymon better known as Nina Simone (1933-2003) was known for her classic jazz and blues vocals in the mid 1900's. After aspirations…

Movies & TV

Birthplace Homes of Legendary Black Figures To Be Restored On Reality TV Show

If you think that you cannot make a reality TV show out of anything, then surely you should read this piece and be pleasantly surprised.

Vixen

Nina Simone Wanted Whoopi Goldberg to Star in Her Biopic

If Nina Simone had any say in casting for her biopic, Oscar-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg would have been first choice, The View host says.

Vixen

Petition Issued to Replace Zoe Saldana in Nina Simone Biopic

The criticism surrounding the casting of Zoe Saldana as jazz great Nina Simone continues. Change.org has issued a petition to have the Afro-Latina actress replaced in Simone's forthcoming…
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