Nikita Kering is a 21-year-old Kenyan musician and actress. She started to build her career at an extremely young age, having become an ambassador for Spotify’s EQUAL Africa programme at the age 20. Her first award as an established music artist was in 2018 for Best New Artist at the Pulse Music Video Awards. Since then, she has won two AFRIMA awards in 2019 for Best Female Artist in Eastern Africa and Revelation of the African Continent and two more AFRIMA awards in 2021 for Best RnB and Soul Artist and Best Female Artist in Eastern Africa yet again. In 2020, she was the youngest performer at the annual Women in Music concert series in Nairobi.
A powerful female advocate for gender equality and mental health, Nikita still has a long career ahead of her as her fanbase continues to grow and her sound continues to evolve.