Local rapper/singer and former Kleptomaniax member Nyashinski just got his first major solo nomination. He’s been nominated for Best African Act at the upcoming MTV EMA Awards.
Others in the category include Babes Wodumo and Nasty C from South Africa, C4 Pedro from Angola & Davido and Wizkid from Nigeria.
Massive S/O to the King 👑. You are one of the most naturally gifted and hardworking artists from the continent. Your humility and work ethic is something that we can all emulate. Congratulations on your @mtvema #BestAfricanAct nomination. When we were nominated in 2014, you guys helped us bring it home. It’s @realshinski’s turn. Voting is now open, log on to www.mtvema.com and VOTE as many times as you can 👏👏👏👏👏
Last year, Tanzanian Bongo flava legend Ali Kiba took home the award. In 2014, Sauti Sol were nominated for the award too.
The show will be aired on the 12th of November with Rita Ora as the host. It will be held at Wembley in London.
Head over to the MTV website to vote for him HERE.