Dublin, County Dublin
NC Grey is a rising British-Nigerian singer and songwriter. She was inspired to sing and write her own material melding influences from jazz, soul, Motown and hints of gospel born of her days singing in church choirs.
Listing greats like Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone, Sade Adu, and Stevie Wonder among her influences, Grey has studied the best and has developed her sound; the perfect blend of Soul, Jazz and R&B. An avid performer, NC has delivered mesmerising performances at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, Body & Soul Festival and several venues across Ireland.
NC released her debut project ‘Magic the EP’ on September 29th and it has received immense support from Ireland’s biggest tastemasters including RTÉ2FM and Hotpress Magazine. Following it’s success, comes her first music video which has garnered much accolade with over 10,000 views it it’s first week. NC has been named by several national and international publications as one to watch and has garnered a spot on the 2018 Unsigned Music Awards Long List in the Blues & Jazz category.
With her recently concluded tour under her belt, NC quickly followed up with a stellar performance in London alongside Irish music legends like Damien Dempsey and Hot House Flowers.
“NC Grey’s voice surges with the passion of Nina Simone, the exotic sumptuous savor of Sade, and the bravura projection of Adele. It’s evocative, rich and sensuous, truly sui generis”
- Huffington Post
"NC Grey's penchant is for deep lyrics and catchy hooks... Heartfelt tracks..express a certain vulnerability that comes not from naivety but from a wellspring of deep self-knowledge and inner strength."
-The Morning Star UK