Behold, she who is…Nina Simone.
Nina Simone’s artistry is so vast and expansive that it is often difficult for people to categorize her. She is generally lumped into Jazz, but I put her in the get-inside-you-and-make-you-jive category.
Nina Simone is and I think always will be one of my favorite artists - true, passionate, talented, and troubled. Below are some of my favorite Nina Simone songs and performances. And the very last video, an interview where you can get a sense of Simone's passion..."If I had my way, I'd've been a killer!"