Nina Simone

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.
John Legend & The Roots Talk Nina Simone on ‘Wake Up!’
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Kanye West Back in Studio Working on New Album
Kanye West is ringing in 2010 on a positive note, given his unfavorable 2009. The Chicago native is already working on the follow-up to his 2008 album '808s & Heartbreak.'
"I'm so happy to be back in the studio making new music," West wrote on his blog today …