Nikita Kering’ is one of the fastest rising superstar in Kenya. She is best known for her passion in music at a younger age. Nikita has since grown her talent in music and has won several awards. Nikita has proven to be the next big superstar after releasing her debut EP “A Side of Me” in 2021 and ” The Other Side” in 2022.
Who is Nikita Kering’?
Nikita Kering’ real name Nikita Chepchumba Kering’ born 26 February 2002 (20 years old) is a singer, songwriter and a vocalist from Kenya. She was born in Uasin Ngishu County. Nikita started her musical career back in 2017 at the age of 15 years.
She has won several awards such as Afrima Awards 2019 in two categories; Best Female Artist in East Africa and Revelation of the African Continet award. She has also won Cafe Ngoma Awards as the Best New Artist. And lastly she won Pulse Music Video Awards in 2018.
|AFRIMA||Best Female Artist in East Africa||2021|
|AFRIMA||Best Artist (African R&B)||2021|
|Pulse Music Video Awards (PMVA)||Female Video Of The Year||2021|
|AFRIMA||Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa||2019|
|AFRIMA||Revelation of the African Continent||2019|
|Cafe Ngoma||Best New Artist||2018|
A Side of Me EP
A side of Me, release date 24 June 2021 was Nikita Kering’s debut EP which consists of 7 songs. A side of me tracklist include;
- Forget – Intro
- Where You Been
- Never Let You Go
- Crossing Lines
- Better Than Ever
- Never Let You Go – Acoustic
The EP was released after Nikita Kering’ was signed to Universal Music (Africa).
‘A Side of Me’ EP Thank you Note by Nikita Kering
In her own words Nikita describes the EP as;
I’m so grateful for my team. I can’t begin to describe the hours each of them spent in making the masterpieces we did.
SoFresh 254 was and still is, the Heart of this project. I will forever be touched by his patience in all the projects we collaborate on. I’m so grateful for you.
Makena Kimaita, You are the definition of Support, Love and Kindness. I will never forget the moments we share and the dreams we dream together. Your hard work and efforts will never be forgotten. You are Beautiful.
Hardy Wambiakale, Your Artistic tree is an asset you possess that I will never stop watering. You give life to wild creative imaginations and work diligently in turning them into reality. This is what you have done for me and I will continue to appreciate it.
To everyone else who touched this project, even slightly, you deserve the world, and I will continue to appreciate your efforts; The Kering’s, Sam Mutuku, Evelyne Maingi, Marianne Chemtai, Susan Chepleting’, Trevor Magak, Rodney Wachira and everyone else that I REALLY wish could fit on here. Thank you.
Anne Kering, My Everything. To think the world doesn’t see your efforts, what they truly don’t see is that my body, art, creativity and hard work is driven by your unending efforts to turn our dream into reality. I hope to make you proud as you live vicariously through this creature you birthed.
And to my Fans, listeners and anyone who supports my music, without you, this wouldn’t make any sense
Kering’Kering’ – posted Via her Instagram @Nikita_Kering
Nikita Kering’ Boyfriend
Nikita Kering’ is yet to publicly disclose her relationship. But she could be probably be dating Lil Maina after they appeared together on a Q and A session on 23 June 2021. The video shows how Nikita Kering is crushing on Lil Maina. They appeared too close and are seen vibing to each other.
Nikita Kering’ Family
Nikita lives with her family since she is currently schooling. Her father is called Joseph Kering’ while her mother is known as Anne Kering’. She has 5 siblings and she is the fourth born in her family. Her parents natured her talent in music at a younger age. As she was also provided with the best education. Her family have been very supportive and she acknowledges them in her success.
School / Education
Nikita has revealed that she has had the best education. At a younger age she attended Riara Springs Academy and Kilimani Junior Academy for primary education. For her High School education Nikita went to Nairobi Academy and then to Brookhouse International School where she is currently pursuing a Business in Technology Course specializing in Music Performance also Business/Marketing and Production.
Nikita Kering Siblings
Nikita Kering has 5 siblings also called The Kering’ are yet to be introduced. Currently Nikata has not yet introduced them to public.
Nikita Kering Mother
Nikita Kering Mother is called Ann Kering’ while her father name is Joseph Kering’
Nikita Kering Net-worth
Nikita Kering’ is one of the richest musician in Kenya at such a younger age. Her net-worth is estimated to Ksh. 1 Million to Ksh 5 million.
Nikita Kering Tragedy
The song Tragedy is Nikita’s breakthrough song released on 31 May 2019 through Mr Eazi emPawa program. Nikita benefited through the emPawa Africa initiative, whereby Mr Eazi selected 100 artists from Africa to receive $3000 each to create a music video.
Through the program Nikita was able to sell her music in Africa and beyond.
Nikita Kering Ex
Ex is a song by Nikita Kering released on 11 June 2021 is one of Nikita’s most streamed song in 2021. “Ex” is her debut song in 2021 off her new EP “A Side of Me@. “Ex” performance on YouTube is amazing, in two weeks time it had accumulated almost a million views.
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