Nikki Giovanni Offers 'One Ounce Of Truth'

Singer Capathia Jenkins and poet Nikki Giovanni

hide captionSinger Capathia Jenkins (left) and poet Nikki Giovanni (right).

The new CD, One Ounce of Truth, puts the vivid words of poet and writer Nikki Giovanni to music, using a wide range of musical styles like bossa nova, jazz and soul.

Most of the songs on the album are performed by Capathia Jenkins.

NPR's Tony Cox talks with Giovanni and Jenkins about the project.

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  • Album: One Ounce of Truth
  • Artist: Capathia Jenkins
  • Label: P.S. Classics
  • Released: 2008



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