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Promoting Ghanaian Music In An Unusual Way – Meet Nene Nikita The UK Celebrity Barber

Written by Kwesi OmegaDate: 11/23/2017
Ghanaian born UK-based Barber/stylist, Nene Nikita is a celebrated barber/ hair stylist in the UK who has worked with a lot of Ghanaian and internationally celebrated personalities – footballers, musicians and popular characters such as Jordan Ayew, Danny Welbeck, Asamoah Gyan, Christian Atsu, Baba Rahman, Richmond Boakye Yiadom, Sonnie Badu, Sarkodie, Funny Face, Sarkodie, Captain Planet, Medikal, Bisa Kdei, Pastor Lawrence Tetteh among others. 

His professionalism on the job comes close to nothing ever experienced in the UK and this drives most African celebrities who visit the UK to him, you can’t visit the UK and leave without passing by to get a cut. 

Aside the apt services he renders, there is something interesting that gathered upon a visit to Nene’s shop. Barbering shops in the US/UK is a place where a lot of debates on culture, music and football go down, startlingly this indigenous Ghanaian Barber who is known for using the catch phrase “breaking the rules, changing the game” (BTRCTG) has taken it upon himself to use the opportunity to promote Ghanaian music and arts with his space since the place is always busy. It’s a daily ritual he performs - playing and promoting Ghanaian music in his shop 24/7 and talking Ghana all day, a self-appointed Ghanaian cultural ambassador. His busy shop, flooded with celebrities and people coming in and out every second has now become a Ghanaian music hub where Ghanaian music is introduced to people from other parts of the world who patronize his services. 

Nene the Barber has ventured into merchandise and is doing very well, do check out his online shop on  We at are proud of the feat this brother has attained and most importantly of what this young Ghanaian is doing with Ghanaian music out there. You can follow him on Instagram @iam_nikky or log on to his website for more information.