Nneka is Nigerian born with a signifcant period of time spent in Germany, her favorite American artists are Mos Def and Lauryn Hill.
Indeed What is the Mind without the Heart. This is one of the singles from Nneka's new album "Heartbeat". Nneka was born in Nigeria and was raised in Germany. Her first album , titled "The Uncomfortable … see full wiki
Imagine a songstress that is a perfect blend between Erykah Badu and Floetry and the result is Nneka. Her newest album- No Longer at Ease is a wonderfully eclectic mix of mellow heart searching- "Mind vs. Heart" and hard hitting lyrics that address societal issues-"Focus". The genius of lyrics and beats that flow from track 1 thru the bonus track are a direct testament to those that have influenced her music- Bob Marley, Mos Def, and Lauryn Hill, to name a few.
Nneka's smooth, soulful, slightly accented voice is truly beautiful. Nneka's lyrics are a form of political commentary and their combination with funky Lenny Kravitz beats that are also faintly reminiscent of her Nigerian heritage makes her newest album, No Longer at Ease, a must have.