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.

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