Gone are the bamboo earrings, dollar-bill pendants and fist-pounding swagger of her 1989 hit "Buffalo Stance," though otherwise not much has changed. Sitting in a cafe in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood, in cargo pants, lace-up boots and a hand-knit sweater, her hair falling in dark ringlets around her glowing, wrinkle-free face, Neneh Cherry could pass for any young hipster in the hood. But she's not.

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