The world of hip-hop tells women that they should make themselves smaller in order to survive. That, in order to reach the game’s top tier, they have to discredit every other girl running alongside them. A razor-sharp rhymer who focuses on her own work first, rapper Ms Banks doesn’t believe in that bull****. The cocky alter ego of a half Nigerian, half Ugandan 24-year-old born in south London, she’s made it her M.O. to sidestep unnecessary drama. Instead, her penchant for wordplay and earworm melodies has made her a jewel in the crown of contemporary British hip-hop.
The Nigerian Afro-fusion singer and songwriter, Burna Boy, was born in Lagos. He started producing music when he was ten years old. After graduating from college, Burna relocated to London for university. After two years, he dropped out and moved back to Nigeria to pursue his passion. A creative by the name of LeriQ allocated studio space for Burna to record and produce. His father always listened to dancehall and reggae music. This is where his early influence and music style stems from. His grandfather experimented with Afrobeat music and even managed Fela Kuti. LeriQ and Burna produced a track titled “Prefer to Party” which initiated his rise to prominence on a national and International level. HIs debut studio album, L.We.F.E., received rave reviews and featured Wizkid, Timaya,
#Marlian #NoMannaz #NBG / Peckham's underground legend Naira Marley is a key pioneer in the UK Afro-bashment scene, fusing his inimitable Lagos accent with trap, bashment, Grime, and Afrobeats to create a sound that encapsulates the melting pot of London’s constantly innovative club scene.