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Usher Compares Nina Simone to Which Hip Hop Legend?

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Netflix premiered their new documentary on Nina Simone on June 1st at the world-famous Apollo Theater. Many celebrities were in the house to pay homage to the soul singer/pianist. Many emcees have honored Nina Simone in their lyrics including Talib Kweli and the incomparable Lauryn Hill, who was also in attendance at the Apollo Theater so it’s no surprise that hip hop represented on this special evening.

REVOLT caught up with Usher on the red carpet to ask him what he thought about Nina Simone and her contribution to music. Peep the video below to see what the ATL legend had to say.



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Hassahn is no stranger to the power of words. Just as Lebron took his talents to South Beach, the Chicago native has taken his talents to Hollywood and beyond. His ability to manipulate the English language has led to a career using his gift. He currently writes songs for TV/Film; he has co-written a book alongside Dr. Kerby T Alvy Ph.D; Hassahn produced and wrote DEMOs documentary film, and of course he scribes for Radio Facts on the daily.

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