Nikka Costa is an American singer whose music combines elements of funk, soul, and blues, among other genres. Born Domenica Costa on 4th June 1972 in Tokyo, Japan, she is relatively unknown in the United States, although she has achieved impressive commercial success overseas, most notably in Australia and Germany. She is the daughter of Don Costa, an arranger and producer of pop music, with whom she recorded several albums as a child, many of which have gone platinum. Frank Sinatra, a close friend of her father's, was her godfather.
I am a woman with a mission and a past to outdo
I don't need a gun, I've got a microphone and a melody or two
Just like the earth has spent a thousand years
Making up for what we do, so have I for you
Your seeds of misery have sprouted and they try to block my way