Neneh Cherry

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Birthday
10, 1964
Birthplace
Stockholm, Sweden
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1964 (age 55)
Birthplace
Stockholm, Sweden

About

Singer, rapper, and songwriter whose song "Buffalo Stance" was #3 on the U.K. Singles Chart.

Before Fame

Working in punk and funk in her early days, she went solo rapping in London nightclubs.

Trivia

She was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1990, but lost to Milli Vanilli. The winning duo then had their award revoked due to a lip-syncing scandal.

Family Life

She was born in Stockholm, Sweden, raised by her adoptive father Don Cherry, an American jazz musician, and her mother, a painter and visual artist. She has three children who all became musicians in their own right, Mabel, Naima and Tyson.

Associated With

She released a hit duet with Michael Stipe called "Trout," which became a mainstay on college radio stations.