Nina Simone Tribute Album To Feature Lauryn HIll, Usher, Jazmine Sullivan & more

On July 10th, Nina Simone gets her tribute album and by the list of names involved its sure to be a good one.  The project features Lauryn Hill on 6 tracks, while Nina’s daughter Lisa Simone appears on an additional 2 songs.  Other notable names to appear on the project are Usher, Jazmine Sullivan and Mary J, just to name a few.  The 16-track project pays homage to the legendary Nina Simone with re-worked renditions of some of her most popular songs.

Here is a list of the songs featured in Nina Simone’s album:

  1. My Mama Could Sing (intro)
  2. Feeling Good
  3. I’ve Got Life (version)
  4. Baltimore
  5. My Baby Just Cares for Me
  6. Don’t Let Me Misunderstand
  7. Sinnerman
  8. We Are Young  Gifted & Black
  9. I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl
  10. Black Is The Color of My True Love’s Hair
  11. Wild Is the Wind
  12. African Mailman (instrumental)

In addition to the album, Nina is also the subject of the Netflix documentary, What Happened, Miss Simone?  The documentary premieres on Netflix on June 26th.  It’s a good time to relive the wonder that she was.

The album, NINA REVISITED: A Tribute to NinaSimone, was produced by Jayson Jackson, Suzette Williams, and Peter Edge, Grammy Award winners Robert Glasper and Ms. Lauryn Hill.

Listen to the first release from the project, Lauryn Hill covering, “Feeling Good”

Ms. Lauryn Hill – “Feeling Good”

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