Thursday, July 28, 2016

Believe It: Nneka and "Believe System"

Nneka is the artist that sings our random song for today, called Believe System. A Nigerian hip hop/soul/reggae singer who sings in both her native Igbo language as well as English, Nneka cites Fela Kuti and Bob Marley, as well as Mos Def, Talib Kweli and Lauryn Hill as her key influences. Her first album, released in 2005, garnered rave reviews and subsequent releases have only cemented her reputation, and she has been compared to Erykah Badu, Neneh Cherry and Floetry. She has released five solo albums and two EPs. Believe System can be found on her 2015 release My Fairy Tales.