Nina Simone Tribute Album Out This Week

Artists including Mary J. Blige, Jazmine Sullivan, Usher and Lauryn Hill are keeping the memory of Nina Simone alive with a tribute album.

Titled Nina Revisited…A Tribute to Nina Simone, the compilation of music features a variety of singers – as well as the jazz pioneer’s daughter Lisa – covering some of the legend’s most renowned songs.

The 16-track project borrows from the voices of others, but Miss Simone closes it out with “I Wish I Knew How It Felt to Be Free.”

Released in conjunction with Liz Garbus’s documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?now streaming on Netflix, the album will be available on July 10.

In the meantime, take a listen below and hear even more on NPR.