NAIROBI, Kenya Oct. 3rd – Kenyan Rapper Nyamari Ongengu popularly known by his stage name “Nyashinski” is the second Kenyan artist after Sauti Sol to be nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMA).
The flourishing singer has been nominated in the same category – Best African Act which Sauti Sol won in 2014. He is to battle it out with Babes Wodumo from South Africa, C4 Predro from Angola, Nigeria’s Davido, Nasty C from South Africa, and Wizkid from Nigeria.
The 2017 MTV EMAs will be held at The SSE Arena in Wembley, London, UK, on 12th of November 2017 hosted by British superstar Rita Ora.
Sauti Sol are excited about this fete by their comrade and have since started ‘campaigning’ for Nyashinski. The quartet are marshalling their fans on social media to vote for the ‘Malaika’ hit maker in a bid to make him became to second Kenyan artiste to win the coveted award.