The most Parisian of "Les Nubians"

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MY FUNNY VALENTINE (Blue Original Mix)
MY FUNNY VALENTINE (Blue Valentine Excursions Mix)
MY FUNNY VALENTINE (Manoo Classic Instrumental Mix)
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LIQUID LOVE (Extended Mix)
LIQUID LOVE (Radio Edit)

Blue Nefertiti aka Célia Nubians/ Célia Faussart is a renowned Singer/ Songwriter, recording and performing artist, an educator and entrepreneur from French and Cameroonian descent, Célia was born in Paris, raised in Chad. Moving back to France during her teenage years jump started her nomadic life as an “Artivist”.

With her sister Hélène, they created the group Les Nubians in 1995. They named their style Afropean Soul and quickly became one of the pioneering groups of what would become Neo Soul. Their first album, Princesses Nubiennes (Virgin France, 1998) caused a revolution by entering the US Billboard 200 charts at number 100 upon its American release. The song Makeda, an anthem in homage to the Queen of Sheba, opens the doors to the world for them.

Independent artists, their last album to date “Nü Revolution” entered #7 on the Billboard World Music Album for 5 consecutive weeks.

Pan-African to the core, Celia continues to explore the African Diaspora proposing new paradigms and creations such as Paris@Night or Le Cabaret Noir under her solo alias Blue Nefertiti.

Ever present on stage, spreading messages and styles in all cultural places and beyond, Blue Nefertiti has played and participated in concerts, performances, conferences and masterclasses for more than 25 years such as Summerstage, Smithsonian, MassMoca, Harvard and Duke University, Essence Festival, Monterey Jazz, Java Jazz Festival (Indonesia) , Bushfire Festival (Swaziland), Palais de Tokyo (France)… just to name a few.

Today Blue Nefertiti drops her new single (available December 15th on all platforms) “LIQUID LOVE” in tandem with noted South African composer/producer EXTE-C, in advance of a full album release.

"Sitting onstage at a table with a glass of wine, Celia Faussart appears to be a twenty-first century Edith Piaf, Josephine Baker and Grace Jones rolled into one.”

Layla Macoran, NY Culture Examiner



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