Nikita Kering is an award-winning 19-year-old singer and songwriter from Nairobi, Kenya. She rose to stardom after her song addressing violence in romantic relationships, ‘Tragedy’ hit the airwaves. Tragedy was an EmPawa project sponsored by Mr Eazi.
Nikita Kering was born on February 26th, 2002 to parents, Anne and Joseph Kering. She went on to attend the Riara Springs Academy, Kilimani Junior Academy and Brookhouse International School where she graduated with a diploma in Business and Technology in Music.
She started her music career in 2007 and was mentored by gospel artist, Emmy Kosgei. She has gone on to become one of the most talented artists in the country. Today, she is signed to Universal Music. Her latest body of work is an EP titled, A Side Of Me.
Her biggest song yet, EX, had up to 800,000 streams in just two weeks after she dropped it.
In 2018, she won the Pulse Music Video Awards for Best New Artiste and in 2019 she was won the Afrima awards for Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa. She also won the Revelation of the African Continent.
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