Neneh Cherry

Real Name:Neneh Mariann Cherry née Neneh Mariann Karlsson

Swedish singer, born 10 March 1964, Stockholm, Sweden.

She joined English post-punk band Rip Rig & Panic in 1981 as a vocalist, later performing with several ex-members of that band as Float Up CP. In the early-80s she sang backing vocals for The Slits and the mid-80s for The The ("Slow Train To Dawn", 1987).

In 1988, Cherry recorded the international hit single "Buffalo Stance" Her debut Raw Like Sushi"s eclectic blend of hip-hop rhythms and pop melodies earned Cherry excellent reviews and sizeable sales figures.

In 1990, Cherry contributed to the AIDS-charity collection, Various - Red Hot + Blue, singing Cole Porter's "I've Got You Under My Skin", but was quiet again until the release of Homebrew in 1992.
Cherry reasserted herself as a commercial force in 1994 with the international hit single "Seven Seconds", which saw her collaborating with Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour. After another lengthy recording hiatus she released the album Man in 1996 which featured her last big hit single Woman.

She is the daughter of Ahmadu Jarr and Moki Cherry, step-daughter of jazz trumpeter Don Cherry, half-sister of singer Eagle-Eye Cherry (same mother) and Swedish pop star Titiyo (same father). Was married to Bruce Smith with whom she has a daughter, Naima Karlsson. Now married to Cameron McVey, mother to Mabel McVey and Lolita Moon, and step-mom to Marlon Roudette. , Bandcamp , Facebook , Imdb , Instagram , Songkick , Soundcloud , Wikipedia , X , Who Sampled , Wikipedia , YouTube , YouTube
Aliases:Neneh Karlsson
In Groups:cirKus, Float Up CP, God Mother & Country, New Age Steppers, Raw Sex, Pure Energy, Rip Rig & Panic, The Slits
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