Neneh Cherry

Swedish singer-songwriter
Singer/songwriter who melded hip-hop's backbeat with British dance sensibilities, foreshadowing the emergence of alternative rap and trip-hop.
BornMarch 10, 1964
HometownStockholm, Sweden
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseCameron McVey (m 1990 - present) , Bruce Smith
ParentsAhmadu Jah , Moki Cherry


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Neneh Cherry: ‘Looking at my mother’s art breaks my heart’

  • When I was a child, my mother Moki Cherry liked to work close to the floor. Her sewing machine perched on a low table, the legs sawn down. She’d sit there, fabric spilling everywhere, the machine working away as she made tapestries, our clothes, bags to pack for our travels around the world. The Singer’s rhythmic hum was like a lullaby, a calm nightlight over her late-night sewing sessions. The sound covered me like a security blanket and soothed me to sleep. I have a distinct memory of my mothe


Stormzy will receive the prestigious O2 Silver Clef award next month

Stormzy, Wet Leg, Biffy Clyro, and Neneh Cherry are among the stars who will be honoured at next month's O2 Silver Clef Awards.
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Stockholm, My Love
Stockholm, My Love
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