Nikita Kering’s ‘Ex’ and ‘Never let you go’ is definitely on most of our playlists. The beautiful 19 year old Kenyan artist is set to hit not only the Kenyan music scene but the international music scene. Her lyrical prowess , cannot be overlooked. Her music is crisp, exhilarating and delighting to listen and watch.
The singer and song writer gained recognition after her song tragedy . She did the song under emPawa Africa . This is an initiative created to help artists reach their full potential. She addressed abusive and toxic relationships through this song in 2019 when she was only 16 years old.
“My hardest moment I would say is trying to meet so many people’s expectations because am 16years old and people don’t realize but I have a lot of pressure”,
She told BBC news in 2019.
She bagged two AFRIMA awards in 2019. Previously in 2018 , she had bagged best new artist award during the 2018 Pulse Music Video Awards. Nikita Kering has performed internationally in countries like South Africa, Germany and USA.
‘Ex’ is clear indication that the 19year old is multitalented and set to take over the Kenyan and International music scene. She is currently the SAMSUNG Kenya brand ambassador.
‘A side of me’, her 7 track album was released on 25th June 2021 which includes ‘Ex’. ‘Never let you go’ and 5 other tracks. She just won “Music influencer of the year award in the just concluded Pulse Influencer awards.