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Audio: Meshell Ndegeocello x Cody ChesnuTT “To Be Young Gifted & Black”

Audio: Meshell Ndegeocello x Cody ChesnuTT “To Be Young Gifted & Black”

Meshell Ndegeocello & Cody ChesnuTT

Meshell Ndegeocello and Cody ChesnuTT have teamed up for a cover of the Nina Simone anthem “To Be Young, Gifted and Black” from Meshell’s forthcoming album of Nina Simone covers, Pour Une Ame Souveraine: A Dedication To Nina Simone.  With Cody handling vocals and Meshell on arrangement and production duties, the duo effortlessly do justice the song’s timeless message.

Get a free download of “To Be Young Gifted And Black” at Essence.com

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Pour Une Ame Souveraine: A Dedication To Nina Simone is in stores October 9th. Pre-order now on Amazon!

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