WANT TO BE INSPIRED?HERE'S SONGSTRESS, NNEKA LUCIA EGBUNA STORY
NNEKA LUCIA EGBUNA
The road to success starts within a heart that wants to be the best at something--a heart, mind, and soul that does not want to be ordinary, but extraordinary.
Winners never look for the easy way out. They simply look at the impossible, and say to themselves to set their heart upon this lofty dream and chase after it with their whole heart.
Nneka Lucia Egbuna (born 24 December 1980) is a Nigerian-German hip hop/soul singer and songwriter.
Nneka is a celebrated artiste and a force to be reckoned with in the music industry.
In a recent interview, Nneka shared her experience on how she rose from the depths of cleaning toilets in Germany for years to the heights of global acclaim in the industry.
Having moved to Germany in year 2000, Nneka faced quite a lot of difficulties and experienced the pains of having to struggle to survive on her own as a teenager.
When I came to Germany they gave me a small room, with only a small bed, a small window and a small wash-hand basin, like a prisoner.
Nneka went on to mention how she had to sell shoes , later worked as a secretary in a driving licence school, work in a cinema to pay her bills.
She further revealed how she clean toilets every day before she leaves for school, which she did for almost three years
Untill the release of her second album “No Longer at Ease”, Nneka clean toilets to earn money to support her music career.
Today,Nneka is a living testimony of the power of visualization.She is a big name in Africa’s music industry, with mutiple awards to her credits including MOBO award, performing alongside top acts such as Nas,Lenny Kravitz, Damian Marley.
She was on the Hennesy artistry 2010 alongside Bez, Kas, Sir Shina Peters. she also co-founded a foundation called ROPE with Ahmed Ner from Sierra Leone.
She recorded a song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa called "Viva Africa". It is a tribute to the premier mundial on African soil.
She won the award for best indigenous artist in Nigeria at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards 2010 which was held in New York, U.S.A.
You'll never achieve your dreams if they don't become goals. ... "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Believe in your dream .
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NNEKA LUCIA EGBUNA