nina simone

‘Nina’ Distributor Thinks Insinuating Racism Will Make Us Hop On His Sinking Ship Of a Movie

I mean, he’s basically saying that if we don’t see this movie we’re all racists, right?

Danielle Henderson | March 17, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Cool, the Nina Simone Biopic That No One Wanted Is Hitting Theaters Soon

Is it possible to sue a movie trailer for assault?

Danielle Henderson | March 2, 2016 - 11:45 am

Solange, Dev Hynes and Moses Sumney Cover “To Be Young, Gifted And Black” And It’s Great

Solange and Dev Hynes were at this weekend’s FYF Fest in L.A., along with a lot of other people, and part of their set included this stunning cover of  the…

Megan Reynolds | August 25, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Listen To The “What Happened, Miss Simone?” Soundtrack Right Now

The soundtrack for the widely-acclaimed Netflix documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?” is a stunning collection of old friends and new, gathering together to put their own spin on Nina Simone’s…

Megan Reynolds | July 7, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Here’s Lauryn Hill, Slaying A Nina Simone Cover

Lauryn’s still got it, guys.

Megan Reynolds | June 18, 2015 - 12:00 pm

This Nina Simone Documentary Looks Ah-maaaaaazing

Nina Simone is one of those artists that I feel a deep connection to. My very first memory is of being put down for a nap in my crib –…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 29, 2015 - 4:10 pm

Zoe Saldana On Being Successful As A Woman Of Color In Hollywood: “My Balls Are Pretty Big”

“I don’t want to spend my life thinking about all the impossibilities I face when I wake up in the morning. But the reality is, I’m a woman of color…

Jessica Wakeman | July 27, 2014 - 10:00 am

Zoe Saldana: “There Is No Such Thing As People Of Color”

“I find it uncomfortable to have to speak about my identity all of the time, when in reality it’s not something that drives me or wakes me up out of…

Jessica Wakeman | May 17, 2013 - 2:40 pm

The Soapbox: Is Hollywood Still Colorstruck? The Search For Nina Simone Is Skin Deep

When the big news was announced last week that Zoe Saldana would be playing singer Nina Simone in a biopic, black cyberspace (yes, there is a “black Twitter” and a…

Erica Watson | August 20, 2012 - 11:00 am

Get Your Rocks Off: The Pierces Playlist For Getting Down & Dirty

The Frisky asked the sister duo behind The Pierces for their picks for “The Top Ten Songs For Getting Down and Dirty”, the first list in our series of music…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 18, 2008 - 1:00 pm