Will Lee Daniels’ The United States Vs. Billie Holiday cast Holiday as more than a tragic drug addict?  View this post on Instagram A post shared by FlyestAround.com (@boksburgmade) Will Stevie Wonder give up his American citizenship when he moves to Ghana?  Related posts: 2007 Okayplayer Awards Les Paul PassesContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”h4ZyuULy9zs”] A hologram of Billie Holiday will be the first of its kind to appear at the Apollo around Thanksgiving. Holiday, whose “Strange Fruit” has become synonymous with the Civil Rights Movement, performed at The Apollo over 30 times before her death in 1959. The Apollo and Hologram USAContinue Reading

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Cassandra Wilson, perhaps the greatest living Jazz vocalist, will perform her otherworldly homage to Billie Holiday, ‘Coming Forth By Day’ (Legacy Recordings) Saturday, March 14th at 8PM on Music Hall’s main stage She releases Coming Forth By Day on what would have been Holiday’s 100th birthday, April 7th. Wilson, whoContinue Reading

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