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Chapter 5: Natalie Cole, More Than “This Will Be”

Danyel details how Natalie Cole persevered through challenging obstacles to become a legend and how she fought through the shadows of heavy hitters like Aretha Franklin and her father, Nat King Cole

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On Black Girl Songbook, Danyel Smith gets real. This week, she details how Natalie Cole persevered through challenging obstacles to become a legend and how she fought through the shadows of heavy hitters like Aretha Franklin and her father, Nat King Cole. Plus, Danyel opens up about how Natalie inspired her to become a writer.

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