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Afrisonore Presents “NNEKA UNPLUGGED” Live Performance in New York City & Washington DC!



Filed under : Africa, Music

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Looking for UBER FAB events to do this weekend! Look no more! We got you!

Online platform profiling African music Afrisonore.com, introduces the “Afrisonore Unplugged Series” in New York City (Friday, May 13th) and Washington, DC (Saturday, May 14th), with star headliner, singer and rapper, Nneka.

The Afrisonore Unplugged Series will kick off with two special performances by world-renowned singer songwriter, Nneka. The first show will be in New York City on Friday, May 13th, 2011 at the legendary Sounds of Brazil (S.O.B.) from 11pm to 4am followed by an Encore in Washington, DC on Saturday, May 14th, 2011 at the prominent lounge, The Park at Fourteenth from 5pm to 10pm. Doors will open promptly and tickets for both events are currently on sale for New York City at www.nnekanyc.eventbrite.com and Washington, D.C. at www.nnekadc.eventbrite.com

Nneka Egbuna, a Nigerian born phenom uses her music as an impetus for Social Change and Political Activism. Nneka’s beautiful voice and poignant lyrics have generated considerable buzz in the United States. Her first US release, “Concrete Jungle” is a collection of songs that put the singer/songwriter at the forefront. This album is an offering of love, hope and optimism dedicated to the people of Warri & the Niger Delta of Nigeria. Rolling Stone Magazine describes the album as  “…inventive and inviting. It’s time the rest of us caught up with her” and it received 3.5 out of 4 Stars. Nneka has appeared on CNN and Late Show with David Letterman, toured with the Lillith Fair and most recently with Damien Marley and Nas on the “Distant Relatives” Tour.  Her musical influences include Fela Kuti and legend, Bob Marley, as well as, contemporary rappers like Mos Def, Talib Kweli and Lauryn Hill.

Afrisonore is the premier online destination for African music. Our platform showcases the scope of Africa’s rich musical tradition through coverage of fashion, DJ’ing, MC’ing, and general lifestyle trends. To view the website, CLICK HERE!

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BUY NEW YORK CITY TICKETS, CLICK HERE

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BUY WASHINGTON DC TICKETS, CLICK HERE

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farai – who has written posts on Farai Today.


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