|Genres:||Dance Pop / Rock Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Spoken Word Urban|
|Tags:||female vocalists pop soul hip-hop urban swedish seen live 80s trip-hop hip hop|
|Decades:||1980s 1990s 2000s|
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Neneh Mariann Karlsson, 10 March 1964, Stockholm, Sweden. Cherry is the step-daughter of jazz trumpeter Don Cherry. She joined English post-punk band Rip, Rig And Panic in 1981 as a vocalist, later performing with several ex-members of that band as Float Up CP. In the mid-80s she also sang backing vocals for the Slits and The The (Slow Train To Dawn, 1987). In 1989, Cherry recorded a series of dance tracks for Circa, including the international hit single Buffalo Stance (which was featured on the soundtrack of the movie Slaves Of New York), Manchild and Kisses On The Wind. Her main co-writer was husband Cameron McVey. Her debut Raw Like Sushis eclectic blend of hip-hop rhythms and pop melodies earned Cherry excellent reviews and sizeable sales figures. In 1990, Cherry contributed to the AIDS-charity collection, Red Hot And Blue, singing Cole Porters Ive Got You Under My Skin, but was...