Nia Kay, a rapper who calls herself ‘Duchess Nia Kay’ was a participant on the reality show ‘The Rap Game – Season 2.’ She gained a lot of attention with her lyrical and freestyle talent. She released her first solo on YouTube at the age of ten. Gaining all the spotlight in a very short time, she acquired almost two million views when she posted a compilation of her freestyle video on Facebook. Several rappers and reality show stars have shared her videos and have congratulated this young achiever. Her message to teenagers is to “never give up because dreams do come true, you just have to have patience and work for it.” She says that she has never stopped dreaming and her dreams transformed into reality. She has the swagger to get a person of any age grooving to her lyrics and rap. Her followers have reached 13K on Twitter and she has 341K fans on Instagram which is steadily growing. On YouTube she has 42K subscribers tuning into her channel.
The Meteoric Rise to Stardom
She is a born star! With her family history reflecting musicians, this young lady took to music at the age of four. Before she shot to fame, she used to sing at the church choir and performed at family gatherings. At ten, she released her first video on YouTube called ‘In My Zone.’ With support from friends and multiple viewers, she collaborated with her cousin, Trueblu to form the rapping duo ‘Diary4Two.’ The videos were shared on all forums and she gained recognition, especially with her compilation called ‘NiaKay Freestyles.’ She joined the second season of the reality show ‘The Rap Game’ which premiered on 22 July 2016, where she not only impressed the judges but also consolidated a huge fan base. Twitter went berserk with the talent the little lady possessed. She is currently performing as a solo artist and her latest singles are ‘Walked In - Remix’ and her Viva debut ‘Extra- feat Pink Bandz.’
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What Makes Nia Kay So Special
No one answers the question better than Nia Kay herself when she says, “I think out of the box. My music is unique, I don’t want to add to the music industry, I want to change and empower it.” She is a young girl with drive and zest for life, her smile will win your heart before her talent does. Honest and true, she is humble and leaves all decisions to her family. She believes that it is her passion and hard work that has taken her up the ladder. She aims to reach the stars and is a dreamer. At the same time, she knows her duties as a daughter and a student and undertakes her responsibilities for the same.
The world reckons her as a teenage rapper, but Nia is more than that. She is also a brilliant student and has never scored below an A grade in any subject. Her keen desire to learn music made her take classes for playing the saxophone, violin and piano. She has also taken dance lessons. She aspires to be like her idol Nicki Minaj, and attributes her success to her hometown. Since she is from Chicago, where nothing comes easy, she is very perseverant. When asked in an interview what she foresees for her future, she spontaneously replied that she envisions world tours as an artist, in order to make her music known internationally.
Behind the Curtains
She was born in Chicago, Illinois,into a middle class family. From a young age she took to music and sang at her mother’s salon. She recently graduated from 8th grade with an ‘honors’, but couldn’t attend her Graduation Day as she was on the sets of ‘The Rap Game.’ She plans to pursue regular high school. Her family strictly believes in placing education above everything else, and she has made her family proud by living up to their expectations. She is filled with positive attitude and hopes to inspire teenagers of her age. She is single and isn’t looking to date anyone; she presently has laser focus only on her music.
Her father and uncle are both rappers under the management of ‘Two Chains.’