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2011-05-02 15:00:00

NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, May 8, Simone, the only child of legendary music artist Nina Simone will re-launch www.NinaSimone.com to share with the world - the mother and the artist - from a daughter's perspective through the redesigned web site. Simone will be honoring her Mother this year by capturing the milestones, as well as the peaks and valleys of her mother's celebrated life. In addition to intimate details and personal stories, www.NinaSimone.com will explore...

2005-12-05 02:32:12

By Tatiana Siegel and Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - R&B singer Mary J. Blige is attached to make her feature starring debut in a movie about jazz chanteuse Nina Simone. The MTV Films/Paramount Pictures project will chronicle Simone's ascent to stardom and her relationship with Paris-based manager Clifton Henderson. Simone, known as the high priestess of soul, rose to fame in the '60s with signature jazz ballads and such powerful protest songs as "Mississippi...


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