Nigerian born Nneka (Egbuna) is about to take North America by storm. The singer who has experienced extensive success across Europe and West Africa singing in both English and her native Igbo Nigerian tongue, released her debut EP The Uncomfortable Truth in 2004. Her debut album Victim of Truth received praise across Europe, in Nigeria, and in Japan, and since has released a second album No Longer at Ease featuring her most successful single to date “Heartbeat.”
Nneka received a MOBO (UK) in 2009 in the category of Best African Act.
Nneka will release her debut North American album Concrete Jungle on February 2, 2010.
In preparation for the release, mixtape wizard J. Period has created one of his remarkable custom mixtapes including exclusive remixes of Nneka tracks produced/remixed by J. Period and featuring special guest appearances from M-1 (Dead Prez), Jay Electronica, Zumbi (Zion I), Rakaa (Dilated Peoples), Aceyalone (Freestyle Fellowship), General Steele (Boot Camp Clik) & Talib Kweli.
Here’s a debut remixed piece from J.Period & Nneka Present: The Madness featuring Jay Electronica, full mixtape download will be available tomorrow.http://www.thecyberkrib.com/audio/nneka_walkingremix.mp3%20