Nicki Nicole Drops Freestyle During NPR’s ‘El Tiny’ Concert Series

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NickiNicole - Credit: NPR Music/YouTube
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Argentine rapper and singer Nicki Nicole performed as a part of NPR’s El Tiny (Home) concert series, an offshoot of Tiny Desk honoring Hispanic Heritage Month. The special video series features Latin artists.

For the series, J Balvin recently performed on a barge in New York’s East River, and Camila Cabello is also slated for a future installment.

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Nicki Nicole’s set took place in a room flanked by books and a camcorder was strategically placed on a stack of novels by the artist. The footage switches between the home-styled recording and pro shots, which gives the set a homey vibe.

She performed six songs — including her singles “Colocao” and “Wapo Traketero” — with a band that featured an accordionist and mandolin player. Nicole brought out an expanded string section for her engaging ballad “Parte de Mi” and she also delivered a fun freestyle. She closed with new bop “Baby.”

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