Adelaide rapper Tkay Maidza is in line for a BET Award in the USA.
Maidza was born in Zimbabwe but her family moved to Australia when she was 5. She has lived in Perth, Kalgoorlie and Whyalla before settling in Adelaide in 2010.
Tkay has performed for Laneway, Splendour in the Grass and CMJ Music Marathon. Her international career took off after she featured in Troye Sivan’s debut album ‘Blue Neighbourhood’.
Tkay also toured with South African born Australian-based singer Troye in Europe as well as Charli XCX in Australia.
Tkay Miadza is up for Best New International Act against Flaz, Section Boyz, WSTRN, Emtee and MHD.
The BET Awards will be announced on June 26.
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