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Latest update : 2016-04-12

Video: Lisa Simone finds her own voice

Lisa Simone, daughter of famed American singer Nina Simone, tells FRANCE 24 "I’ll always be the 'daughter of' but I have my own identity." She started out in the US air force but, seduced by her mother's music from an early age, she soon found herself performing in musicals on the Broadway stage. After travelling the world she now lives in France where she's pursuing her own singing career. Lisa Simone speaks to Eve Jackson about her second solo album, "My World", and Nina Simone's legacy.

To watch FRANCE 24’s full report, click on the player above.

By Eve JACKSON

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2017-12-11 culture

Music show: Son Little, Eminem, N.E.R.D & 'adieu' Johnny Hallyday

Son Little cooks up a stirring fusion of soul, blues and rock ‘n’ roll; tipping his hat to the sounds of yesteryear while creating music that’s modern and fresh. The...

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2017-12-08 culture

'Whose Streets?': On the frontline of Ferguson

An unflinching tale told by the activists and leaders on the frontlines of a battle not just for civil rights but the right to live. "Whose Streets?" takes us behind the...

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2017-12-07 culture

Alsarah: East African retro pop

The reigning queen of East African retro pop: Nubian-Sudanese-American singer Alsarah folds the heart of old and new African musical traditions into the soul of Arabic rhythms....

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2017-12-06 culture

Who was the 'French Elvis,' Johnny Hallyday?

As France’s airwaves and news headlines are wall to wall with tributes and reactions to the death of French rocker Johnny Hallyday, FRANCE 24’s culture experts look back at his...

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2017-12-05 culture

Ibrahim Maalouf tips his hat to iconic singer 'Dalida'

He’s brought the brass section to the front of the stage: Ibrahim Maalouf is a multi-award winning instrumentalist who’s fused jazz, oriental sounds, funk and classical music...

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