Nile (singer)

Nile (born Jenée Denenne Grevious) is an American[1] singer. In 2002, she released her debut album, Born.[2] She listed family, spirituality and nature as influences in her music.[3] Her music has been described as Bristolian[4] and may be thought of as trip hop.

Birth nameJenée Denenne Grevious
Born (1970-02-11) February 11, 1970 (age 50)
OriginCincinnati, Ohio, United States
GenresHip hop, blues, trip hop
Occupation(s)singer, lyricist
Years active2002 - present


Nile is the daughter of a Blackfoot Indian mother and a French father. Explaining why she chose the name Nile, she said "I’m an Aquarius and so Nile stood out for me. Plus it’s easier to say."[3]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-14. Retrieved 2009-05-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  3. ^ a b "Nile". Retrieved 2020-03-02.
  4. ^ "Born: Music". Retrieved 2020-03-02.