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Ny will be performing at Status in Crawley. For info and tickets head to Status’ Website

OnΒ Saturday 24thΒ November Ny will be performing at Westwood Cross. Ny will be performing shortly after 3:30pm and will be signing CDs so bring your copies down.  

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vharreycontogrey Well America has loads if fast food drive ins but wouldn't people in Britain do the same if we had what America has??? We are all human, so why do people judge other people by where they are from? If it's helping you cope, go ahead! As long as it doesnt hurt you in the end!! Those are some of my thoughts, hope they r what you were wondering <3 @nyomiofficial xxx
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nyomiofficial @vharreycontogrey thank u for sharing
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vharreycontogrey No problem Ny, anything for you xxx @nyomiofficial xxx
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april_contostavlosx Ny can we be friends😞
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tulisano1fan Ny; are we mean a call you Nyomi now? πŸ™ˆ
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The way I love this kid can't be put into words! Big 10 years old but still remember him as a little raisin in the hospital. Happy birthday Ajani #star #0-1 #love #brother #jet

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wiley__ @nyomiofficial happy birthday Ajani
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thadboogie All growed up now πŸ‘Ά Happy bdays Ajani πŸŽ‰
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its_nanu Awww😍😍😍
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its_nanu I remember 0-1 ❀️❀️❀️
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jaysix86 Happy birthday Ajani…hope he has a good one!
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Caption this πŸ˜ΈπŸ‘‡#bronzinggonewrong #sunbedtoolong

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rasfabia91 Shame on you @cr8tive_1 black man using racist language despite our ancestors struggle. #disappointed
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nikittamusic I am dead i actually cannot breath πŸ˜‚πŸ˜©πŸ˜† @cr8tive_1 @nyomiofficial @talithastylist
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rasfabia91 Next time a white person say a racist joke y'all need to stfu @talithastylist @nyomiofficial @nikittamusic
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abbiethendublet @nyomiofficial Ny are you the same age as Tulisa?
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ndubz_4eva_tulisa No she's 30 @abbiepriceofficial
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I love great days! Nature is so beautiful, opens all your senses and allows the mind to wonder into the freedom of imagination.

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riddimz_btb Hmmmm
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charleysnook Beautiful girl x
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itshindg_ Your so beaut😍
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gibbystutta I hear ya
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nicholajune You look very pwetty ❀️
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I realise more and more how blessed I am to have some amazing friendships built on love, honesty, trust they keep me grounded through the laughter and tears. @ your rocks⬇️

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ndubletts I love you too ☺️😘 @tulisano1fan x
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lucyndubletx Ily @tulisano1fan πŸ’•
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alissia_havis Love you loads @tulisano1fan xxxxx
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ladychann Love u mi darl 😊😘❀️
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april_contostavlosx MY ANGELπŸ™πŸ˜˜
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Not special at all... #stolen

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nyomiofficial Oh my gosh these fools stole my phone and posted their big faces on here smh #payback
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macs337 If you know who they are why don't you get it back?
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marvelelectrical @nyomiofficial they look special ! If you get my drift πŸ™Š
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drifta "Drift" lol
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lloydhinshelwood We are special :)
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#mytruthep #acoustic #guitar #cajon @lloydhinshelwood @drifta #music #london

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ellemortimer Go on ny! πŸ˜πŸŽΆπŸ™Œ I always got ya x
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afro_e wicked lyrics!!
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m.serene Looking gorgeous as ever where is your album β€οΈπŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹ @nyomiofficial
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mzkelstarblu Beautiful. πŸ’–πŸ’‹
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april_contostavlosx 😘
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Studio mode #mirror @lloydhinshelwood @drifta #curls #music #mytruthep

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ellemortimer Making that magic yh!? 😍😍🎢
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itsandrea93 πŸ’―πŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸ™πŸ™Œ
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charleysnook πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ
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vharreycontogrey Can't wait to hear your magic Ny xx @nyomiofficial
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emzybees So excited for the new music 😁 ❀️❀️❀️
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Me and my smooch @mim_shake @pitcheduplondon #dalston big up @djtarget #vibes

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ladychann πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘πŸ‘ original foto bombers!!!
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mim_shake Oh yes! 🌟πŸ’₯πŸ”₯
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dajjordanuk Looool @ladychann πŸ‘€ !πŸ˜…
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ladychann @dajjordanuk πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
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jumpboy_jo Great Meeting You Today At Music Production Joseph #JumpBoy Jo#
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My sister @talithastylist and I took the #icebucketchallenge in our #bikinis to raise money for our good friend Cain's funeral. He left earth last week Monday at the age of 26 You can donate to our #justgiving page http://www.gofundme.com/de4dn4 we nominate @jodieannetaylor @catnails @nikittamusic @northweezee #share #love

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young_spray πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ
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mariahjjada @shania_xxox
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drifta @dwaynsta
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nyomiofficial @mr_northweezee duh lol
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mr_northweezee @nyomiofficial ur prob da only person who could get me lool
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So proud of my beautiful friend @saphireornella married to a lovely man #school #friends #wedding #bride

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gaelybird So beautiful...xxxx
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arathecoach lol u lookin real tall!!
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april_contostavlosx Are you making a new album by!! Because THE "who is she" album was amazing and I'm waiting for your next one❀
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Rip Cain πŸ™ if you have lost someone you know how devastating loss is. http://www.gofundme.com/d9ttag. An amazing person deserves an amazing send off! #missed #loved #rip #shorty #fundme #support

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emzybees Ny I'm so sorry for ur loss. I lost my dad 6 years ago n I promise u will get stronger again. Look back on all the fond memories I think its so good wat u and ur sis are doing. I'm going to try n donate tomorrow luv u so much ny thinkin of u at this difficult time β€οΈπŸ’›πŸ’š πŸ™πŸ‘Ό @nyomiofficial
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Rip Little one, you beautiful soul. Your laughter echoes and we are all so sad. Keep smiling Cain your forever missed πŸ˜₯πŸ™πŸ˜‡πŸ’”

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talithastylist Love u Cain πŸ’”
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mrs.lak πŸ’”
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tulisa_ny_ndubz Thinking of you ny hope youre ok β™‘
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With my favourite boy #littlebrother #special #partnerincrime #tootall #only9 #swag #kentishtown

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rieceforde Omg how are you?? @nyomiofficial
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Have I changed? Me and my daddy photo time, clearly wasn't interested #beautysleep #photobooth #80s

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trigzhf Saw him like last week still looks the same
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My brother is the best! Filmed a #buskie today #mybusks coming soon. @lloydhinshelwood @drifta

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#whenyouloveme #vibebar #mytruth #music #nyomi @drifta @lloydhinshelwood #live #soundcloud #soul #bricklane #london

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#close #mytruth #nyomi #heavytrackerz #jordan #wedding #music

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Rip the legend Robin Williams so many happy childhood memories re creating films he was in. Feel so sad hearing this! #prayer #togetherness #life #actor πŸ˜‡

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β€œI think that if you cut me open, looked into my bones you would see that’s where the melodies flow”. So opens north London singer, songwriter and all round bundle of amazing Ny’s forthcoming single Music: a riot of pulsating synths, big wobbly bass beats and a ridiculously catchy chorus, which manages to capture the pure joy of music. It’s a celebration of what music has done for Ny. And together with her debut album, Who Is She?, Music is a statement on the highs and lows that have seen Ny go from helping out behind the scenes at club nights to making mix-tapes with Plan B and Professor Green, and from teaching under-privileged kids how to sing to playing the 02 arena with N-Dubz.

Ever since she was a child – at home with her four sisters, using the percussion instruments her parents brought them, in lieu of having a television – Ny’s always known she wanted to be a singer. Instead of being force-fed entertainment Ny was encouraged to use her imagination: she was taught at home until the age of ten, learnt the clarinet, and immersed herself in poetry and reggae. Her first live performance in front of an audience came in the shape of an impromptu rendition of Mariah Carey’s Hero following an electricity blackout at a small club. β€œI knew I wanted to do it [be a singer] but I hadn’t had that reaction before: it was just me singing at home and my sisters saying ‘shut up’,” she explains. β€œIt was an amazing adrenalin rush, just really addictive. The best thing you could ever feel.”

Before that point, while school interested Ny to an extent, it soon became clear that Science and Maths weren’t going to help make her a musician. So she made the decision, aged 13, that she’d only go in for Music, Drama, English and Languages…and would then focus on making headway in the music industry during this newfound ‘spare time’. β€œI was maybe a bit too outspoken, a bit too headstrong and I’d often just say ‘I’m coming in for the subjects I want’ and then I’d go. I wasn’t disruptive,” she explains. β€œI used to come to the Roundhouse in Camden and a little studio just two minutes down the road and I’d lie about my age. My mum was quite supportive: she believed that nurturing talent shouldn’t be age-dependent.”

Around this time, Ny was already appearing on pirate radio station Freak FM, singing jingles and helping out where possible. A well-known underground DJ, XL Bass, took her under his wing, though he was later tragically murdered (β€œI think of him all the time. I’ll never forget how he encouraged me and pushed me to do well”). After entering a talent show at the age of 15 she was approached by one of the judges (she made it to the final) about working at Bigger Fish – a music company that staged under 18s raves. β€œIt was everything from organising travel cards to a bit of stage management; planning meetings and making sure the artists were on the stage at the right time,” she says of her time there. One of the people she met was Ms Dynamite who asked her to join her on tour; not to perform, but to watch and learn. A 15-year-old Ny’s music apprenticeship was evolving, giving her the experience that so many new talents simply don’t have. β€œIt taught me that I could go in a room and not be shy to talk to anybody; to know that if you believe in what you’re doing, you’ve got to make other people believe in what you’re doing.”

Initially raised on a mix of pop, R&B and reggae, Ny also started to get into grime as a teen. β€œIt gives me the freedom to say what I want and be what I want. It was like doing poetry but over a beat. It’s not the aggression; it’s the passion that comes out.” She also revelled in the fact that she was a woman in a male-dominated genre, knowing that people were wrongly underestimating her. It was this headstrong spirit that saw Ny go on to work with the British Council at The Roundhouse, in conjunction with a wealth of well-known African artists. β€œIt was amazing,” recalls Ny, β€œbecause we got to go and perform in places like Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and sang for the Queen at the Commonwealth Conference in Uganda. My dad has lived in Ethiopia for ten years: he works for Save The Children, so I go there every year now.”
By the age of 17, then, Ny’s fierecely independent streak took over: she moved out of her mum’s house and moved in with her then-boyfriend Wiley (and her beloved dog). From there Ny started singing on people’s beats, balancing her own work with extended projects in the local community (teaching kids how to sing, some of whom would go on to join her onstage). Before long, Ny decided it was about time to do her own mix-tape. She flicked through her bulging book of contacts, got friends Plan B and Professor Green on board and asked Wiley to help out. Not that it was charity; β€œHe was never like ‘I’d get it for you’, he would just give me the producer’s number and let me do the rest.”

With the first mix-tape done (Ny sold them on CD for a fiver around the West End), a follow-up was released to great acclaim. Having worked up an album’s worth of tunes, in 2011 she started personally emailing out the futuristic slice of R&B gold that is Be With You (the video to which has now had over a quarter of a million views on YouTube) to various radio stations. This saw it selected as Record of the Week at 1Xtra and gaining airplay on the Chris Moyles and Fearne Cotton shows. All of this occurred while still unsigned. From there Ny took a leap and joined best friend Tulisa and the rest of N-Dubz as support on their UK arena tour. β€œFor me, doing arenas was next level. You don’t really get the chance to sit and think about it, and I hate sitting down: I’ve got ants in my pants. I’m always thinking ‘what do I have to do next?’”

Well, next is the brilliantly-tiled Who Is She?, the debut album released via Ny’s own Dream Juice label (under exclusive license to Cooking Vinyl). Opening with the squelchy, drum clattering and visceral new single Music, it’s a record that takes in the full gamut of the current UK music scene, touching on elements of dubstep, grime, house, pure pop and the general melting pot of influences that have influenced Ny throughout her life. Highlights include the cheeky, dance-inflected R&B of Trophy Boy (β€œThink I’m really looking for a trophy boy, someone to ride on the passenger side” runs the chorus) and the more aggressive, grime-tinged wobble of Burn It Down. Curveballs abound throughout, not least on the gorgeous rush of Over, which is built around the simple strum of a guitar and big echoey drums, and the hauntingly beautiful Dark Side, which marries Ny’s soulful vocals to a delicate piano figure and intricate drum claps. Staying true to her UK underground roots, guests include rappers Giggs and Ghetts, whose dark and imposing rhymes juxtapose spectacularly with Ny’s voice, which itself has an uncanny ability to flit between soothing and scathing in an instant.

From her patient beginnings to her ability to draw from her collaborators while still maintaining a sense of who she is, to her passion for the UK music scene that embraced her, it feels like it’s finally Ny’s time. β€œFor me, music’s been a huge factor – like another parent, then a boyfriend, then it’s been a friend and then it’s been a child when it’s acting up. It feels like it’s trapped you in a little bubble and you don’t even want to get away from it.” She has no doubt about her own destiny, either. β€œThe only thing I want is that when I die, I die a legend. That’s what I want. I believe it will happen.” No one can stop Ny.

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