Frank Erwin Center
"...Ask Nneka, a 25-year-old singer and freestyle rapper from Nigeria about her influences, and one name stands above all others: her countryman Fela Kuti...."
"...NnekaStage on Sixth, March 17..."
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"...NnekaDay Stage Cafe, Wednesday, March 17..."
"...NnekaConcrete Jungle (Decon/Epic)..."
"...Who's raising the funds? Nigerian-born writer and director Chinwe Okorie (collaborator on viral web success Nneka the Uber Driver and the We Are film series) for her latest dramatic short...."
"...The frenetic hip-hop and gypsy funk of Balkan Beat Box proved the perfect antidote to the intriguing but sleepy set by French singer Hindi Zahra. Nigeria's Nneka, whose rootsy blend of reggae and soul recalls the acoustic work of Lauryn Hill, is an arresting talent, but the room felt flat...."
"...The 9pm slot poses tough choices as Chicha Libre cooks up a cocktail of psychedelic cumbia and producer Quantic joins soulstress Alice Russell to tease the lush, warm grooves of forthcoming collaboration Look Around the Corner. The pounding garage soul of UK's the Heavy (you've undoubtedly heard hit "How You Like Me Now?" on your favorite TV show) makes way for the striking voice of Nigerian war-goddess Nneka, for whom comparisons to Lauryn Hill are well-earned..."
"...The consortium comprised of Mike Caton, Margaret Reid, Savatri Saldana, Dr. Aziz Laurent, and Nneka Laurent wisely increased the building's air-conditioning capacity, painted the walls in sunsplashed blues and peaches, and added a tin-roofed bar just like the ones that dot tropical island beaches..."
"...Though Mike Caton of Trinidad, Margaret Reid of Jamaica, Dr. Aziz Laurent of Dominica, Nneka Laurent of St..."
"...They missed their native foods and decided to open a restaurant serving authentic cuisines of the eastern Caribbean islands. Husband and wife teams Michael Caton (Trinidad) and Margaret Reid (Jamaica) and Aziz Laurent (Dominica) and Nneka Laurent (St..."