Cuban singer Daymé Arocena plays guest DJ on this week's episode of Alt.Latino. Steve Russell/Getty Images hide caption

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Music, Laughter, Honey: Dayme Arocena's Secret Recipe

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New Documentary Finds Nina Simone 'In Between The Black And White Keys'

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Jazz singer Nina Simone pictured in 1978, the year she recorded and released the song "Baltimore." J. Minhan/Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis hide caption

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Plus One: Nina Simone's 'Baltimore'

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Guest DJ Peter Gabriel

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Guest DJ Lila Downs: The Music That Makes Her Fierce

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American soul, jazz and blues vocalist Nina Simone (1933 - 2003) relaxes at the Hanover Grand during a reception held for her in London. She is here on a promotional visit and is scheduled to appear on the television show 'Frost On Sunday'. (Photo by Ian Showell/Getty Images) Ian Showell/Getty Images hide caption

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'Why?': Remembering Nina Simone's Tribute To The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Simone Steps Out of Nina's Shadow

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A Posthumous 'Soul of Nina Simone'

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Remembering Nina Simone

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Nina Simone Remembrance

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Meshell Ndegeocello says she hopes her new album, a tribute to Nina Simone, revives interest in the work and life of the late artist. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Meshell Ndegeocello Honors Simone's 'Sovereign Soul'

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Nina Simone (left) and actress Zoe Saldana are seen in this composite image. Saldana has been cast to play the late singer in a film biopic. John Minihan/Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images hide caption

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Controversial Casting For A Nina Simone Biopic

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From coffeehouses to punk clubs, Matt Haimovitz has played his cello in some surprising places. Steph Mackinnon hide caption

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From Schubert To Hendrix: Guest DJ Matt Haimovitz

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