20 Oct NewMusicAfrica – MI Abaga, Clique Viral, Chad Saaiman, Joe Nina, Lakota Silva, Yemi Alade & Youssoupha
African Rap Royalty, MI Abaga sends a message to all Nigerian Rappers in a brand new single.
‘You Rappers Should Fix Up Your Lives’ talks to the dwindling state of Nigerian rap industry which MI has long been credited for ‘breathing life’ to.
Abaga who is the current CEO of chocolate City Music Label has time and time again been held ‘responsible’ for the state of Nigerian rap and in this record he talks of the responsibilities of those who have come after him and their shortcomings.
The project plays with MI’s lyrical genius skills and mental word play on a deep bass laced hip hop beat, influenced with what some might call alternative trap.
Nigerian hip hop act; A-Q Recently dropped his 4th Studio Album titled “Blessed Forever’‘ and since release, the body of work has had a huge impact in the Nigerian hip hop industry.
Off the album, A-Q releases the second single ‘Lekki Express Way’; a house influenced production by Beats by Jayy. with accompanying visuals Directed, By Brother Lee for Temple film Productions, beautifully illustrating a night out along Lekki Express way in Lagos Nigeria.
Mama Africa as she is fondly called, teams up with Youssoupha and the much sort after ‘Killbeatz’ on production for new HIT single ‘Hustler’
The undeniable presence of both acts brings a fire to the collaboration that only they could achieve. With Yemi Alade‘s vibrant and crystal vocals coming to play with the flow of Youssoupha.
For an all Zambian affair, Clique Viral team up with Rap Queen from the south; Cleo Ice Queen and T.I.M in new single ‘Maternity’ which is now available on digital platforms.
Veteran hit maker Joe Nina returns to Gallo Records to release the much awaited Neo Soul Album; ‘Time II Time’ as a massive come back for the music maestro.
Joe has mastered the ability to stick to his signature sound whilst letting urban sounds influence him just enough to apple to the new school.
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