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Singer Nikka Costa Keeps It Funky With 'Pebble To A Pearl'

Before Amy Winehouse, before Duffy there was Nikka Costa. The flame-haired funk singer reemerged on the music scene — decades after touring the world as a child star — with the 2001 hit album Everybody Got Their Something.

Now, after switching record labels and having a baby, she's touring again in support of her new CD, Pebble to a Pearl. Costa talks with Farai Chideya about being a new mom and breaking down musical barriers.

Before our interview, Costa performed a few of her newest songs for Morning Becomes Eclectic on NPR member station KCRW. Check it out.

Related Links:
Nikka Costa Offers Soulful Sounds On 'Pearl'
Nikka Costa: Reviving The Sound Of Stax
Nikka Costa's Official Site

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