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Watch Solange & Dev Hynes Reconcile At FYF Fest

One of the first projects that revealed Dev Hynes as a mastermind producer/collaborator was Solange's 2012 True EP. About a year after that EP came…
Caitlin White | August 24, 2015 - 2:34 pm

Watch Ms. Lauryn Hill Cover Nina Simone On The Tonight Show

Lauryn Hill has been in the music-business wilderness for more than a decade, and she only very rarely gives televised performances. (There was a Beatles
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2015 - 9:35 am
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Ms. Lauryn Hill – “Black Is The Color Of My True Love’s Hair” (Nina Simone Cover)

Netflix will release the original Nina Simone documentary, What Happened, Miss Simone?, this Friday, and we've already heard a series of songs off the accompanying…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 23, 2015 - 10:15 am

Ms. Lauryn Hill – “I’ve Got Life” (Nina Simone Cover)

Next week, the Nina Simone documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? is coming to Netflix, and shortly thereafter, RCA will be releasing a companion Simone tribute…
Peter Helman | June 20, 2015 - 11:44 am
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Lauryn Hill – “Feeling Good” (Nina Simone Cover)

In a little over a week, Netflix is premiering its original Nina Simone documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? To accompany that release, a number of…
Peter Helman | June 17, 2015 - 8:27 pm
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Watch The Trailer For Netflix’s Nina Simone Documentary

Nina Simone died in 2003, but her voice continues to echo into the present. There are dozens of examples of contemporary songs that sample Simone'…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 29, 2015 - 12:57 pm

Landlady & Rubblebucket – “Be My Husband” (Nina Simone Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Landlady (pictured) and Rubblebucket are about to head out on tour together in support of their respective albums Upright Behavior and Survival Sounds. To mark…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2014 - 11:19 am
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Xiu Xiu – “Just Say I Love Him” (Nina Simone Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

"Just Say I Love Him" is another cut from Xiu Xiu's upcoming Nina Simone covers album. We've already heard his rendition of "Don't Smoke In
Claire Lobenfeld | October 25, 2013 - 10:55 am

Xiu Xiu – “Don’t Smoke In Bed” (Nina Simone Cover)

Not too long after they released 2012's excellent Always, Xiu Xiu are back with another album, but this one is pretty different even by their…
Miles Bowe | September 20, 2013 - 1:31 pm
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Eric Burdon & Jenny Lewis – “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”

In 1965, British Invasion greats the Animals had a hit with their cover of Nina Simone's "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood," and now the former…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2013 - 1:05 pm
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Feist Video – “Sea Lion Woman”

Seems like everybody’s on board with The Reminder, you guys calling it “addictive,” “brilliant,” and saying “her voice is even better this time around ……
Stereogum | March 20, 2007 - 4:25 pm
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