Nneka - Quotes

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I hope that what I am today is of positive benefit to other people.

I hope that what I am today is of positive benefit to other people.

If you're able to grow up in Nigeria and go through certain things, you're able to tackle anything around the world because you're able to live wherever, if you can survive in a city like Lagos or Warri or Niger Delta, as far as I'm concerned. ---->>>

Take advantage of educating yourself. ---->>>

I tend to explain my songs. ---->>>

Everything that the West is today is predominantly because of Africa. ---->>>

In Nigeria, if you say you're a singer, people say, 'So what? Everyone sings.' In Germany, my voice stood out more. ---->>>

I don't want to be a big star. I just want to get my message across. ---->>>

I must be true to myself within my music or I would be a liar. ---->>>

I was a very conscientious student. ---->>>

My heart's desire is to be recognised in Nigeria. ---->>>

At times I have a beat first and then I write. Sometimes I have a melody in my head and I pick up the guitar to develop the song. Other times I just write without any melodies, and I end up using those lyrics when I think I have the appropriate instrumental that would bring out and depict the emotions of what I have written. ---->>>

Listening to the type of music I grew up with, like King Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti and experiencing different things and conditions and hardship, as well as the good times in Nigeria, has definitely carved me into who I am. ---->>>

My father is a very strict man. ---->>>

I always like earthy, authentic sounds. ---->>>

I think it's important to learn instruments, whenever one has a little space. Be eager to learn and love your instrument. ---->>>

Living in Germany Africanised me. ---->>>

My music is very versatile, very mixed. ---->>>

The way people see Africa is mostly dark.

The way people see Africa is mostly dark.


Name: Nneka
Nationality: Nigerian
Born: 12-24, 1980
Occupation: Musician

Nneka is an Igbo given name, and can also be a short form of the Igbo name Nnemkadi. Notable people with the name include: Nneka (singer) or Nneka Egbuna, Nigerian-German singer and songwriter Nneka Elliott, weather and traffic specialist at CP24 Nneka Ogwumike, American basketball player with the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks Nneka Onyejekwe, Romanian volleyball player with Voléro Zürich Nkeka Ukuh, Nigerian track and field athletewikipedia)