Nenna Yvonne's Profile
It may be rude to stop and stare, but Nenna Yvonne leaves you no choice. At age 21, the Nigerian-born/New York-raised pop princess already has the talent, pedigree, looks and desire to reign over the charts indefinitely. Her latest single, “Go Around”—a sultry electro-pop rave-up—boasts hundreds of thousands of spins on the internet. Three minutes of succulent ear candy, it’s not only the product of a diverse musical upbringing, but a harbinger of more cutting-edge crowd pleasers to come.
Yvonne has known her calling since childhood, but pop stardom was far from predestined. The eldest daughter of four to loving but businesslike Nigerian immigrants, she was expected to set an example and pursue law or medicine. Instead, at age 14, she matter-of-factually informed her family that she would be making the four-hour daily commute from Long Island to the prestigious LaGuardia High School of…
- Born on March 30
- Joined April 8, 2011