Neneh Cherry (born Neneh Marianne Karlsson on March 10, 1964 in Stockholm) is a two-time Grammy Award-nominated and MTV Europe Music Award-winning Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper. Cherry blended hip hop with other influences, and experienced some moderate mainstream success with several of her recordings. Her stepfather is trumpeter Don Cherry. Early in her career she was a member of Rip Rig & Panic and New Age Steppers. As a solo artist, she released a number of albums in the late 80’s and early-to-mid 90’s to critical and commercial acclaim (Raw Like Sushi, 1989; Homebrew, 1992; Man, 1996). She has also frequently collaborated with other artists. In 1999, she worked with Craig Armstong to record "Twisted Mess" for the soundtrack of the film "Best Laid Plans". It was also included on the soundtrack to The Dancer (2000) and released as a promotional single on France's Delabel label.