“I wouldn’t see myself as a political activist,but if there were no pain in the world, I wouldn’t sing.” Nneka
Nneka, the Nigerian recording artist considered as an activist more than a singer will be at the Goethe Insittut Nairobi, Sat 4th Feb from 8 pm – 5 am. Tickets: 500Ksh, pre-selling from 30th January @Goethe-Institut, Monrovia Street. Tickets can also be bought at the door.
Nneka is setting out for an East Africa tour made possible by Goethe-Institut to Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and the Sauti za Busara festival in Zanzibar.
Nneka, an Afro-German stretches from teardrop soul-singing to freestyle rapping. She grew up in the Delta region of Nigeria and later relocated to Hamburg. In 2005, she put out her first album, Victim Of Truth, followed by No Longer At Ease (2008). She has been invited and feautured as a supporting act on US rock star Lenny Kravitz tour.
Her third album, Soul Is Heavy (2011) is multi-faceted and “politically conscious”, a potpourri of Reggae, Soul, Afro, R&B and Hip Hop.
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Check out Nneka music video below