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Last updated: 13 november, 2009 - 15:09 GMT

Nneka on Network Africa

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Meet Nigerian artist Nneka, a young songwriter on the cusp of greatness.

Here she is performing "Come With Me" at Bush House.

Following the European success of her hit single, Heartbeat, she has taken to the road to promote her current album, No Longer At Ease.

On her way to play US dates, Nneka stopped over in London and visited our studios.

Playing the acoustic guitar and accompanied by her band leader, Mo on electric guitar, she performed two tracks; Lost Souls and Come With Me.

Getting personal

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In a revealing interview Nigerian song-writer, Nneka tells Bola Mosuro how winning the UK's Mobo award has raised her profile in her homeland and further afield.

She also discusses being mixed race and her passion for the Delta region of Nigeria and her support for the fight against marginalisation there.

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