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Zoe Saldana Reflects on Nina Simone Film: ‘Things Were Broken In the Process’

Saldana once again defended her role as Nina Simone.

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Mike Epps Says Zoe Saldana Did ‘A Good Job’ in Nina Simone Biopic

Zoe Saldana has been criticized for her leading role in the Nina Simone biopic but Mike Epps comes to her defense.

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India Arie Saddened by Zoe Saldana’s Nina Simone Biopic

India Arie is the latest celebrity to add her thoughts on the backlash of the Nina Simone biopic 'Nina' and the problematic issues with the film itself.

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‘Nina’ Distributor, Robert L. Johnson, Responds to Zoe Saldana Casting Backlash

The distributor behind the controversial biopic 'Nina' responds to the backlash against Zoe Saldana playing the late Nina Simone.

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Nina Simone Biopic Trailer Released, Fans React Negatively on Twitter

The 'Nina' trailer has been released online, and the clip only re-ignited controversy and further outraged fans of Nina Simone.

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The Weeknd, ‘Amy’ and Nina Simone Documentaries Among 2016 Oscar Nominees

The Weeknd and music documentaries 'Amy' and 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' garnered nominations for the 88th annual Academy Awards.

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Lauryn Hill Delivers Powerful Nina Simone Cover of ‘I’ve Got Life’

If you were amazed at Lauryn Hill’s tender rendition of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good,” then you might enjoy her second cover of the late soul icon’s song, “I’ve Got Life.”

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10 Music Milestones From Great Black Artists

Just think, without Ella Fitzgerald, the first African American woman to win a Grammy Award, it may not have been possible for Beyonce to win 20 of those prestigious awards. In honor of Black History Month, peep our gallery for a look at in 10 Music Milestones From Great Black Artists.

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Zoe Saldana, Nina Simone: Actress Responds to Biopic Critics

Zoe Saldana is playing Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic on the late singer, but she's not letting criticism of her being cast in the role get her down...

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Macy Gray Explains Why Stevie Wonder Makes Her ‘Nervous’ With ‘Talking Book’

Macy Gray has two new projects in the works. She recently revealed her new EP of original material called Boys and she's also reworking Stevie Wonder's 1972 LP Talking Book...

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