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Nikka Costa: Pro*Whoa!new

With the recent death of Teena Marie, Nikka Costa is poised to inherit the mantle of funkiest white girl around.
East Bay Express  |  Dave Gil de Rubio  |  06-23-2011  |  Reviews

Reemerging Soul: Taking Stock of the New Staxnew

It's probably a little disappointing that the relaunched, now California-based Stax imprint hasn't made more of a cultural/commercial impact this year, though it certainly hasn't been from lack of trying.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Chris Herrington  |  10-24-2008  |  Music

Nikka Costa Label-Jumps from Virgin to Staxnew

"I just really wanted to get away from Virgin," she says. "I didn't think they were a healthy company, and I had four presidents while I was there."
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Craig D. Lindsey  |  10-20-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Second Release Is a Smokernew

The girl has more natural soul than any 10 of the current crop of prefab "American Idols." Nikka Costa has one of those incredibly expressive voices that works just as well in a funked-out rave-up as it does a sultry ballad.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  James Kelly  |  10-13-2005  |  Reviews

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