Kikky Badass

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Kikky Badass
Birth nameChristabell Stembeni Mahlungwa
Also known asGoddess of Too Much Sauce
Born (1995-04-15) April 15, 1995 (age 24)
Harare, Zimbabwe
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Instruments
Years active2012–present
LabelsIndependent
Associated actsYcee, Jnr Brown, Tehn Diamond

Christabell Stembeni Mahlungwa (born April 15, 1995), professionally known as Kikky Baddass, is a multi award-winning Zimbabwean rapper, singer-songwriter and student psychologist.[1] She rose to limelight in 2017 after she dropped the raunchy video to "Body Conversations", a song which is featured on her debut album titled Queen of The South.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Kikky was born in Harare, Zimbabwe. She completed her basic education at Avondale Primary School. She went on to complete her secondary education at Trust Academy in Harare. She is currently studying psychology at the University of Great Zimbabwe.[3]

Career[edit]

In October 2017, Kikky released her debut album called "Queen of The South" which featured Ycee from Nigeria and Zimbabwean rappers Marcus Mafia and Jnr Brown and production by WizzyProbeatz who also produces for Patoranking. The album was launched exclusively at the glamorous Crown Plaza Hotel in Harare.[4] In 2018 she relelased a five track EP titled "Mambokadzi" which features zimdancehall artist, Freeman on a track called "Rewind"[5]

Tiara Baluti dispute[edit]

In 2017 Kikky Baddass engaged in a lyrical war with female rapper Tiara Baluti which resulted in diss songs such "Strive Masiiwa" by Kikky and Mash It Up by Tiara.[6] The beef started after Tiara was interviewed on Capital 26Free's Keep It Real Fridays, she said she wouldn't work with Kikky on a song and Kikky reacted by going on Instagram live and Twitter where she called Tiara arrogant and that she should stay in her lane.[7]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Queen of The South (2017)

EPs[edit]

  • Mambokadzi (2019)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award ceremony Award description Recipient Result
2019 2019 Changamire Hip Hop Awards[8] Best Female "Herself" Won
Best Dressed Won
2017 2017 Zimhiphop Awards[9] Best Female "Herself" Won
People's Choice Won

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Up close and personal with Kikky Baddass". 263 Chat. 27 March 2018. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Kikky Baddass Steamy Body Conversations". Zimbojam. 21 June 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  3. ^ 3 Mob (6 February 2018). "Kikky Baddass gets accepted for university". 3 Mob. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  4. ^ Zimbuzz (9 October 2017). "Kikky Baddass Queen of The South album". Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  5. ^ 2 Broke Twinmboz (2018). "Kikky Baddass Mambokadzi EP". Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  6. ^ The Standard (28 May 2017). "Kikky Baddass lays bare personal battles". Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  7. ^ Zimtainment (18 April 2017). "Kikky Baddass fires shots at Tiara". Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  8. ^ Lounge263 (13 February 2019). "Changamire Awards 2019 winners". Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  9. ^ Thezimtainment (2017). "Zimhiphop Awards 2017 winners". Retrieved 25 May 2019.