Meshell Ndegeocello // To Be Young, Gifted and Black

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Meshell Ndegeocello releases a new track from from her upcoming album Pour Une Ame Souveraine

Yesterday, Meshell Ndegeocello shared “To Be Young, Gifted and Black” featuring Cody ChesnuTT from her upcoming album Pour Une Ame Souveraine (For a Sovereign Soul), A Dedication to Nina Simone (due out October 9th on Naïve Records), which just premiered on Essence. ChesnuTT and Ndegeocello capture the magic infused in the track, originally written by Nina Simone and Weldon Irvine in memory of Simone’s late friend Lorraine Hansberry, author if the play Raisin in the Sun.

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