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Thursday, October 27, 2011

NNEKA BEST



Nneka Best is an international recording artist with New Spirit (known in the US as Agape). Nneka released two solo CDs: Higher Than I- Oct 2005, Better Than Life- April 2008. She has recorded with Alicia Robey- Overcomer Project, David P. Stevens- From Thoughts to Action, and Agape/New Spirit- New Spirit: Spirituals.


Nneka toured South Korea in a worship ensemble in 2002, and has been on five international tours- between 2005 and 2008- with New Spirit, performing gospel concerts in France, Germany, Italy, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and Belgium. She appeared on WHFL-TV The Truth and The Life with Rev. Sherman Best in North Carolina, singing from her debut CD, Higher Than I, was the featured artist at the Labor Day Community Outreach Picnic in San Angelo, TX, and participated in Widener University’s Take Back the Night program.

Nneka was also featured in the Summer in Love lunchtime entertainment series at Love Park in Philadelphia in 2006 and 2008. She participated in the We Care Day and Let’s Love Logan Community Festivals (2008 and 2009), and performed in the Philadelphia Gospel Fest Concert in 2007, 2008 and 2009. Recently, she demonstrated her diversity with a leading role in the Philadelphia hit play The Other Side of Love in Feb 2010.

You can hear Nneka’s music on Philadelphia radio stations WRTI 90.1FM on Sunday mornings from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM, on the web at “Expressions” Inspirational Jazz Ensound Radio www.ensoundentertainment.com beginning at 8AM EST daily, and WTBC Radio www.wtbcradio.com beginning at 2PM Central daily.

Nneka is a graduate of Eastern University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music. She is currently the director of the Angels of Harmony Gospel choir at EU, the children’s choir at St. Therese Catholic Church, and of One Accord Vocal Ensemble at New Covenant Church of Philadelphia (NCC).

She also serves as a worship leader at NCC.