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We Love, We Love Nneka: The Nigerian Singer-Songwriter Returns To NYC [Gallery]

Nigerian-German songstress Nneka hosted a packed show at Mercury Lounge, browse through photographer Craig Carpenter's photo gallery.

Nigerian-German songstress Nneka returned to New York City this week as a stop on her North American tour in support of her latest LP My Fairy Tales. The singer-songwriter hosted a packed show at Mercury Lounge where she serenaded the crowd with album highlights like "My Love, My Love" and older staples. Photographer Craig Carpenter was present to capture the night's sights for Okayafrica. Scroll through our photo gallery from Nneka’s show at NYC's Mercury Lounge above.


We love, we love #Nneka live in NYC. @nnekaworld @mercuryloungeny

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As the summer winds down releases have slowed down just a tad, but it's nothing to fear because a number of our Ghanaian music faves are in album mode, and it's only a matter of time before they let loose! In the meantime the rest of our faves have been steady dishing out that fire, making for another month of dope releases. Want the scoop? Check out the best Ghanaian songs of the month below!

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