A far cry from being confused with a famous Nikki and his book of Dirt, Nikka Costa finally debuts stateside with her Virgin release and it’s a real dirty pleasure.
Want a mental taste? Take the sexual vocal passion of earlyTina Turner, the delivery ofJanis Joplinand mix it with the modern day soul of Lauryn Hill and the funk-junk swagger ofLenny Kravitzand you’ll have a hint of how Everybody Got Their Something will grab a hold of you. Nikka might very well Kikka herself a space alongside current contemporaries Nelly Furtado, Macy Gray and Jill Scott during her ascension.
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