Before she became the Nina Simone we all know and love, she was Eunice Kathleen Waymon, born in Tryon, North Carolina. Simone’s legacy will live on through one of the places where it all started, her childhood home. For the past decade, efforts have been underway to honor Simone by those who admired her talent […]

Fantasia adds another line to her resume. The “American Idol” winner is set to star as Mahalia Jackson in a biopic adapted from the 1993 book Got to Tell It: Mahalia Jackson, Queen of Gospel, where she will play the late gospel singer. The movie recounts the life of the late American gospel singer, a […]