Bio

Born and raised around the Delta region of Nigeria, Nneka Lucia Eg-buna moved to Germany aged 19 to study Anthropology at Hamburg University. It was during her student years that Nneka honed her craft as a singer-songwriter. “I financed my studies in Germany by playing gigs on the underground scene,” says Nneka. “I‘ve always written from a very young age. I used to just write down my thoughts and experiences and lots of prayers.”

Her politically charged lyrics swiftly established her as one of Afri-ca‘s most powerful voices. Nneka‘s lyrics examine a myriad of social issues, including maternal love, heartbreak and the quest for justice. Working tirelessly over the last decade, Nneka has released 4 previ-ous albums – Victim of Truth, No Longer At Ease, Soul Is Heavy and My Fairy Tales. Her single Heartbeat [2009] scored her a UK Top 20 hit and spun a feature by Nas and was also sampled by Rita Ora for her #1 UK hit R.I.P.

Nneka continues to perform and electrify audiences across the globe with the likes of The Roots, Gnarls Barkley, Nas and Damian Marley. She won a MOBO for Best African Act in 2009 and recorded a tri-bute song called Viva Africa for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, and has appeared on The David Letterman Show and BET‘s 106 & Park. In 2014 Nneka joined the judging panel on ‚Nigerian Idol‘ Season 4.

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(bin leider zu alt)

HELLO THERE PLEASE check out this 100 seconds interview with SRF,done a while ago though but worth sharing
www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPE7I79a9sASo intim hast du Nneka noch nie erlebt: Sie spricht über einschneidende Ereignisse in ihrem Leben, ihren Vater und ihren Glauben. Lade dir jetzt die VirusApp...
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Are you touring the UK this year? It would be great if you are.

Blessings Nneka ,you are an inspiration in my music .I hope one day you visit Chile.

Hello my Love, how are you today ??

I like you so much

😄😍🦁💙😀😎🤑🇹🇯️

I just came on board with you this week and l am already calling you my favorite artist. Sorry I missed Austin. But I'm hoping to catch you again in the United States. Thanks for sharing your gift.

good woman no day izy 2fined hapiness your money can not buy nneka you 2much.

hi

Please Nneka help this young woman who has same mix of parents like u have !!!!! She need urgently a stem cell donor of SMO who is also mixed Nigeria German !!!!! She suffers for cancer of blood !!!! She will go die without a donor !!!! She has 2 small children !!!!! www.help-astrid.com

💌💌💌

strongest women i've ever seen! more self-confidence? come on! beautiful mindset! go on! ❤️&✌🏻

You are an inspiration. Any new songs in the pipeline? Let me know and I will come and watch from London or call when you are in London and I will give you a tour.

When are you coming back to beautiful switzerland? We love you

Nneka come back to Switzerland please! I'm missing you!

Come to Austin, TX pretty please.

Nigel Hewlett-Beech

I saw you on Africa Festival in Würzburg in the beginning 2000's in the tent. It was raining and there were only maybe 100 people and I knew you will soon be a great singer! Then I saw you open the Seeed concert in Würzburg and I saw I didn't feel wrong- you gave a phantastic show. I saw you more times - what a biiiig show on Rototom in Spain and in Erlangen E Werk! Maximum respect and thx for your music and your great lyriks!!! Blessings 🙏

I really really like you. Maybe I was a bit too drunk so said stupid things like can we met for dinner. But I really really think you are lovely.

Peace & Love Nneka! Thanks for sharing your experiences!

New Song and Video NO TOUCH AM features me with Blinky Bill. Video directed by Andrew Mageto and @Osborne MachariaFirst Video off the upcoming album project Everyone's Just Winging It And Other Fly Tales. Directed by Andrew Mageto and Osborne Macharia Music Production- B... ... Mehr anzeigenWeniger anzeigen

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GOODNESS AKUMA

Could you please share my appeal for Astrid, the Nigerian-German mother searching for a stem-cell donor with your audience? Chi Chi support Astrid's appeal and German Member of Parliament Dr. Karamba Diaby. Please Nneka, share! It could be me or you. And tomorrow, maybe it will be me or you. Currently, only 3% of the registered donors are of mixed origin. In case of emergency, we have no chance. Please, let us help each other!!! Thank you!!! Conny, Ethiopian-German mother

Fabolous colors!

Kiválló a video is Köszönöm

Wow :)

Allow me...💞brilliant

Wicked! Jacob Bain, check the video!

Please Nneka help this young woman who has same mix of parents like u have !!!!! She need urgently a stem cell donor of SMO who is also mixed Nigeria German !!!!! She suffers for cancer of blood !!!! She will go die without a donor !!!! She has 2 small children !!!!! www.help-astrid.com

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