Kenya & Nemor bring to the people their brand of RnB & Soul. A crew that has typically consisted of 9 band members has downsized to 4 offering a more intimate and cozy setting. The Voice and the Vibe remain intact backed by a solid rhythm section so it´s sure to be an evening you will enjoy.
Sounds Like: Atlantic Starr, Sade, Kem, Patrice Louise Rushen, Incognito
Bio: With a unique sound and style, the Kenya & Nemor sound is best described as classic soul and R&B with a modern twist. The duet had their debut on the Icelandic Music scene, have performed twice at the renowned Iceland Airwaves Music Festival in Reykjavik, Crash Mansion in New York City, Sildajazz...See Full Bio
“One might be surprised of the various faraway places producing American-born R&B/soul music. Certainly, Iceland doesn’t readily come to mind. Quick history lesson: the original musical culture of the Republic of Iceland was inspired by folk music from Northern Europe and the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. While folk still has a place in Iceland, this small island sitting across from Norway has recently produced several alternative pop sensations, including: The Sugarcubes, Bjork, GusGus and Sigur Ros—all who have attained international attention with their ambitious mix of rock, classical and electronic music. Read more: Kenya & Nemor - Just Becuz (review) | SoulTracks - Soul Music Biographies, News and Reviews ”