Petra's Originality

petras originality
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1. An ideal date for her would be laid back kind of guy who is in control and does not talk much.

2. As a performance ritual, she always takes two cans of energy drinks before hitting the stage.

3. Her real mane is Petra Bockle. Petra is the feminine form of Peter, which means ‘stone’ or ‘rock’.

4. In her recent video, Mkali Wao, she thinks that people assume she is a Nicki-Minaj look-alike as she is light skinned and      has as much talent as Nicki in the same genre of music.

5. She chooses to use her real name as her stage name as it portrays originality on her part.

6. She has a fear of reptiles and finds them very scary.

7. She has no particular dressing preference and wears whatever she is comfortable in.

8. She is inspired by old school hip hop artistes in particular, 2Pac, Lauryn Hill, MC Lyte and Lil Kim.

9. She is the last born in a family of three, with an elder brother and sister.

10. To pass time, she prefers to stay indoors watching her favourite show on E!, Wendy Williams Show.

 She is a Kenyan rapper whose debut into the industry was catapulted by the remix to the hit song ‘Ligi Soo’.