Nneka: Soul Sister

Nneka Elise Egubana, more commonly referred to as Nneka, is a Nigerian-German hip-hop/soul singer. She is most commonly known for singing in both English and Igbo, a language native to the Igbo people of Nigeria. Her latest full-length, Soul Is Heavy, was released in February and features a great blend of hip-hop, reggae, and African-pop melodies. March marked the beginning of her latest North American tour. Among the many stops include one in the city on March 27 for a performance at Gramercy Theatre. Also appearing will be Bajah & The Dry Eye Crew. Tickets are currently on sale for $15, show starts at 7 p.m.