Gorgeous singer Nikita Kering has announced she will be working on something big with billionaire Rihanna's beauty brand Fenty.
The product is officially launching on Friday 27th in Kenya and 7 other African countries.
Taking to her social media, Nikita told
"KENYA!🇰🇪 It's Happening!😭 @fentybeauty & @fentyskinThis Friday 27th.I'm so excited to be heading this KE campaign rocking my #FentyFavs ✨"
Rihanna made the announcement this month saying
"Every launch is exciting — we're all about being reachable to everyone, everywhere. But launching across Africa in eight countries not only feels really significant to me on a personal level, but it is also a big step towards our goal of bringing Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin to the whole world."
"I am a proud Bajan who also feels a close connection to Africa and its people. I've had the pleasure, and the privilege, to spend time on the continent and those experiences never leave you. Now, being able to bring Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin to eight African countries and then hopefully more in the future, means so much to me.”
The cosmetics that will be available include Fenty Skin Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen and Fenty Skin Total Cleans’r Remove-It-All Cleanser, Fenty Beauty Fenty Icon Refillable Lipstick, a luxurious semi-matte lipstick collection.
Meanwhile Nikita has been nominated for the Nigerian Hip Hop awards in the Best East African category..
Nikita will take on Diamond Platnumz, Zuchu, Harmonize, Eddy Kenzo, Meddy to hopefully clinch this much coveted award.
The award ceremony goes down on September this year in Atlanta.
We wish our Kenyan Queen the very best.
Last year, Nikita won the praise of East Africans including Tanzanians after beating the likes of Zuchu.
Nikita was pitted against heavyweights Zuchu and Nandy last year, clinching the award for the AFRIMA awards Best Female Artiste East Africa category that took place in Lagos in November 2021.
Other Kenyans who represented well at the AFRIMA Awards include Shanah Manjeru who became the youngest award winner in the history of the event, shattering a record previously held by Nikita Kering.