Posts tagged "Nina Simone"

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…

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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.

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Zoe Saldana On Nina Simone Role: ‘I Didn’t Think I Was Right For The Part’

"I didn’t think I was right for the part..."…

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.

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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 i…

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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. Taking…

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…

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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…

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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 to…

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.

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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. On the Joy…

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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 biopic by…

News

The Top 25 Music Biopics We’d Love To See

When we first heard that the great Nina Simone would be getting a biopic, the old soul in us was elated. As everyone in Hollywood…

Movies & TV

PHOTO: Does Zoe Saldana Look Like Nina Simone To You?!

There has been a lot of criticism already for Zoe Saldana's participation in the Nina Simone biopic. Consider this image another log on the hater'…

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Does Zoe Saldana Look Like Nina Simone to You?

There has been a lot of criticism already for Zoe Saldana’s participation in the Nina Simone biopic. Consider this image another log on the hater’…
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