nina simone

This past weekend, many folks were understandably caught up in the Beyoncé hype at Coachella. Along with a beautifully choreographed performance, the pop star paid homage to major icons, including Nina Simone. While many were caught up in the Bey Hiv, another group of artists were also showing love to Nina. The late soul singer […]

Today would have been Queen Nina Simone‘s 85th birthday and needless to say, she’d be beyond proud of the progress we’ve made as Black people in the world — especially since Black Panther has made box office history in less than a week. Ms. Nina was unapologetically and proudly Black regardless of the dark things […]

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Zoe Saldana has received a lot of scrutiny ever since she was chosen to play Nina Simone in the legendary singer's recent biopic.

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As you already know, many people are upset about Zoe Saldana playing Nina Simone in the upcoming biopic about the late singer's life, but things got taken to the next level when Zoe tweeted a Nina quote and the legendary singer's estate replied by throwing some shade at the actress.

Nina Simone's legacy will be introduced to new audiences when the film, 'Nina,' starring Zoe Saldana, is released in theaters next month.

Despite criticism, the project is moving forward and recently received a release date, a summary, and a poster.