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Listen to These Beautiful Interpretations of Nina Simone

We premiere Ghanaian-American singer ABIAH's upcoming album, ABIAH sings NINA.

ABIAH is an singer-songwriter who's earned leading roles across the New York City Opera and Carnegie Hall for his uniquely captivating voice. The Ghanaian-American artist is now following up 2016's Bottles, which earned him a Billboard Top 100 spot, which his new album, ABIAH sings NINA.

Throughout the new record, which is due May 6, ABIAH presents nine wholly new interpretations of Nina Simone's classic songs. More than just covers, the singer's versions play like new arrivals at the core of Nina's message, giving her compositions new life.

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7 African Documentaries On Netflix That You Must Watch Right Now

Here are seven African documentaries streaming right now on Netflix.

Documentaries are cool and all, but sometimes it's hard to choose them over the mindless engagement of a 22-episode series that you could easily lose entire portions of your weekend (and life) to. Once in a while, though, you might want to watch something "of substance"—whatever that means—and that's when Netflix extensive collection of documentaries comes through.

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Black Women Turn to Lupita Nyong’o’s African-Inspired Met Gala Look for Summer Hair Inspiration

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'Last Letta To Nina': A South African Hip-Hop Tribute To Nina Simone

MC Zubz and producers Mizi & Nyambz share two tracks from their Nina Simone tribute album, featuring verses from Skyzoo and Pharoahe Monch.

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Chimurenga Renaissance Pays Tribute To Nina Simone With 'Speak The Truth For Free'

Zimbabwean rapper Chimurenga Renaissance (of Shabazz Palaces) shares a hip-hop tribute to Nina Simone entitled "Speak the Truth For Free."