Giant Step & Joe's Pub Present Nneka
Born in Nigeria, Nneka relocated to Hamburg, Germany, at the age of nineteen to pursue a career in music along side a degree in Anthropology. The singer hooked up with DJ and hip hop beatmaker DJ Farhot and ever since, their strong musical relationship has been the backbone of Nneka's success.
After finishing her debut EP The Uncomfortable Truth she toured Europe, supporting the likes of Femi Kuti, Seeed, Sean Paul and Gnarls Barkley. Performing all over from her adopted hometown of Hamburg to Holloway Prison in London.
Nneka's album Victim Of Truth was released in September 2006 to rave reviews from the music press. The songs on the album provide a range of sounds from deep soulful ballads like "Confession" to funky hip hop tracks like "Stand Strong" to "Changes," which is a modern reinvention of the 90s UK soul sound.
Now making her US debut tour with Concrete Jungle, slated for release on February 2nd, 2010. The digital EP will be available on November 3, and a vinyl 7" will be released in November, 2009. You can catch her in New York on Monday November 9, 2009 at Joe's Pub.
Free Download: "The Uncomfortable Truth" (right-click, save as)
Monday, 11/9 - New York, NY - Joe's Pub
Tuesday, 11/10 - New York, NY - Highline Ballroom w/ The Roots
Thursday, 11/12 - Boston, MA - Café 939
Friday, 11/13 - Philadelphia, PA - World Café Live
Saturday, 11/14 - Vienna, VA - Jammin' Java
Tuesday, 11/17 - New York, NY - Highline Ballroom
Wednesday, 11/18- Los Angeles, CA- Skybar at Mondrian Hotel
Thursday, 11/19 - Santa Monica, CA - Zanzibar
Friday, 11/20 - San Francisco, CA - Café Du Nord
Show Starts At: 7:30 PM
Advanced Price: $12.00