Nikki Marie is an independent British soul singer, model and photographer from the West Midlands.
With a wide range of vocal elegance, style and creativity, Nikki has collaborated with such artists as Sonny Jim, Frisco, Little Dee and RTKal. She has recently been working with Kachina singing on some of their forthcoming releases for Affectionate Grooves and also has music in the pipeline on NexGen Music.
Nikki’s talent, passion and soul is clear to hear within her music with unparalleled vocals and crystal clarity.
Put yourself in alignment with the life within all objects that fill the universe.
UK Tribe Kachina brings you music from the spiritual dimension to sharpen your senses and calm your soul.
Tapping into your emotions with sounds of dark and light, melodies floating in harmony, basslines rolling into the night.
Let Kachina be your guide in the mystical realm of underworld bass music, we hope that you will find your inner peace as we have, come on this journey with us and we will guide you to a new experience…..
Afua likes basslines, heavy beats, pretty melodies, and describes her sound as alternative R&B/Pop. A talented classically trained musician, South London, she sings, writes, produces and plays the trumpet. Renowned DJs Gilles Peterson and Tom Robinson have aired her singles on BBC Radio 1/BBC 6 Music. A musical highlight so far, for Afua, is performing ‘If You Want Me To Stay’ onstage with Larry Graham (Sly & The Family Stone) at the Clapham Grand, London.
She has composed and recorded vocals and trumpet with Sekou Koyate, Cheikh Lo, Thandiswa Mazwai and Dogs Die In Hot Cars for BBC African Connection.
Afua is a featured artist, arranger on ‘U4Mi’ on Jerusalaam Come LP by Juice Aleem (Big Dada/ Ninja Tune Records). She is also featured as singer, writer, and arranger on ‘Club Card Points,’ ‘Two In The Bush,’ and ‘Practice’ on All One Word LP by JetTricks (Legere Recordings), and on ‘Live The Dreams’, ‘All The Beautiful Things’, ‘Song Our Song remix’ on Horsley Park LP by Rivera Rotation (Lounge Records).
Afua features on many of Kachina’s forthcoming EP’s on Affectionate Grooves including the labels inaugural release ‘Smile’ EP.
The “Hypnotize” E.P is out on 12 September 2016 and features the singles “ A Girl Like me” and “Hypnotize” + additional tracks.