Argentina’s Nicki Nicole Graces The This Ain’t No Picnic Main Stage Thoughts+Photos: Nicki Nicole at This Ain't No Picnic 8/28/22
LOS ANGELES, CA-
“…Culturally speaking, I really got the sense that Goldenvoice made a conscious effort to cater to the Spanish-speaking fanbase of Sunday’s headliner, The Strokes, by booking three Latin American acts on the main stage. Nicki Nicole, born and raised in Rosario, Santa Fe in Argentina was the third act.
At only 22, she made waves in her homeland at age 19 when her single “Wapo Traketero” peaked at number three on the Billboard Argentina Hot 100. She would make history during the year of COVID when she became the first Argentine woman to top the Argentina Hot 100 chart with the single “Mamichula” featuring her, Bizarrap, and Trueno, and parlayed that success into media opportunities in the United States and a performance at Coachella in 2022.
Nicki’s performance at This Ain’t No Picnic was solid. She had a cadre of backup dancers bust moves during the start of her set, but eventually, she took the stage solo and let her soulful vocals croon to the audience in the afternoon sun. Her entire set was performed in Spanish, but I still enjoyed the vibe her music carried. Real chill…”
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