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Lauryn Hill Paid Tribute To Nina Simone On The Tonight Show

With help from a string section and a brass band.

July 31, 2015

It's been a big year for Nina Simone-inspired art with the release of the documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? and the album Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone, which recruited a number of heavy-hitters—Lauryn Hill, Usher, Mary J. Blige—to put their own spin on the singer's catalog. Hill recently stopped by The Tonight Show to perform the classic "Feeling Good" with a muscular, impressive band. Watch above, and find out why Nina Simone was right.

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Lauryn Hill Paid Tribute To Nina Simone On The Tonight Show