Nikita Kering drops “Never let you go” music video


Nikita Kering’s “Never let you go” showcases the singer’s powerful vocals in stunning video

18-year-old Nikita, award-winning Kenyan songwriter and power vocalist, stuns in “Never let you go”. The music video tells a tale of unending love.

Nikita says of the song, “Never let you go” will be relatable to people who are confused about the relationships or situationships that they are in,” adding, “The song is about doing anything to prove to your loved one that they mean the world to you. Not by words only, but by actions. It’s inspired by my experiences with friends and family.” (sic)

The quirky music video, directed by Enos Olik, follows a girl who decides to run away from home to attend a party with the love of her life. En route, her car breaks down and she ends up stealing a horse. A great solution to her predicament and a show-stopping entrance into any party.  

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Celebrated for her singles “Tragedy” and “Happy With You”, the AFRIMA award-winner and #Empawa100 finalist shares more on the new release, “It’s a break from what people are expecting from me and I just want to be honest with my audience and give them what they don’t expect. Frankly to me, that’s my truth.”

The mid-tempo upbeat single was arranged by Max Kering and produced at SoFresh 254 and is part of an EP she intends to release later this year. Speaking about the EP she said, “This project is an important part of my growth in this music industry as it presents my versatility as an artist.” 

In 2019, Nikita was selected as one of Africa’s Top 10 by #Empawa100 by Mr Eazi, where she was awarded $3,000 to produce her single “Tragedy”, which is about gender-based violence. Her single “Happy With You” won her two AFRIMMA Awards at the 2019 edition for Best Female in Eastern Africa and Revelation of the African Continent making her the youngest nominee and award winner.


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