Films starring musicians like Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky and Kathleen Hanna; docs looking at the lives of Kurt Cobain and Nina Simone; films that were scored by Brian Eno and a member of fun. And there’s more than one that has Pharrell’s stamp all over it.
The Biopic on jazz singer Nina Simone has hit a sour note for India.Arie. The R&B singer recently came out against the film’s producers for casting Zoe Saldana to play the role of Simone, whose dark skin and wide nose stands in contrast to Saldana’s features.
All month long in February, we’re celebrating Black History Month! Before [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Alicia Keys[/lastfm], there was another legendary R&B singer and pianist named [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nina Simone[/lastfm].
Billboard.com has reported that Mary J Blige has been chosen to play jazz legend Nina Simone in a new film. Simone was also a civil rights activist and a schizophrenic. This could be a big […]