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Les Nubians

With a distinctive “Afropean” sound and irresistible grooves, Les Nubians have spent the last decade becoming the most popular French-speaking act in the U.S. These Grammy nominated sisters have intrigued audiences with their inventive and glamorous style, and their unique sound embodies the timeless vibrations of Miriam Makeba, Ella Fitzgerald, The Fugees, Fela Kuti, Edith Piaf, and Soul II Soul.

A backstage interview from their last visit the the Dakota

• a clip from a 2008 live show

• Video from their 1999 hit single, “Makeda”

What Other People Have Been Saying...

“bubbly pan-global rhythms” -Eugene Weekly

“…a new breed of hip-hop and soul.” -CD Universe

“the spectacular beauty of Les Nubians is worthy of note.” -Chicago Tribune

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