No stranger to the UK lately, and now a MOBO award winner (for best African act) Nneka’s Nigerian style greetings are welcomed with whoops and ululating. “You guys are very enthusiastic” she says, “I hope it’s genuine.” She certainly is. Searching for truth, love and understanding Nneka is honest, open and charismatic, railing against hypocrisy and urging people to stay focused. Layered up in casual gear (she later complains of [...]
A couple weeks back K’Naan was in South Africa performing at the launch for the continent-wide reality television series Big Brother Africa 4. Of all things… We got on the phone for barely 15 minutes, just enough time to kinda let the cat out the bag on his plans for World Cup 2010 . Apparently big tings a gwaan! Here’s how it went.