Nigerian artist REZthaPoet has released a new Stormatique-produced spoken-word track about identity and the celebration of heritage. Spoken in three languages: English, Yoruba, and Pidgin, “I Am” is the lead single from the upcoming EXPOSIT Deluxe Edition album
The eldest son of Nigerian immigrants, and the first in his family born in America, Chisom’s new EP Melo is an ultra-smooth quick-listen for music lovers. All proceeds from the sale the release are being donated to underprivileged families and victims of circumstance, from NYC to Nigeria and beyond.
Detroit-based artist Chisom trades bars with Nigerian Dancehall star Burna Boy in three languages on the remix of “Soak”.
Nigeria-based artist Phlow has released the new EP Mind, Body & Phlow, a seven track effort produced by TeckZilla.
The lead single “Cruel Intentions”, from the Kyle W. Knapp Creative presented #PTheWyseVol2 tribute album, is produced by South Africa’s Jakk Wonders with bars from Skyzoo, Rapper Big Pooh and AWKWORD. With DJ Fonz Solo on the cuts, 100% of the proceeds from these releases are being donated to the family of the late, great Earl Patrick McNease aka Praverb aka P the Wyse.
During a recent interview Awkword was asked to come up with a quick 16 bars on the subject of college. Instead Awkword snowballed the idea into “The Ivory Tower“, blanketing the US education system as a whole. Produced by Dominant1, “The Ivory Tower” is one of a number of collaborations with African MCs and producers you can keep an eye out for from AWKWORD in 2015.
Truly more than a mixtape title, the upcoming project we are putting together at NHWWW is a definite “WorldWide” experience. C Rock Beats, who hails from South Africa has once again teamed with frequent collaborator, California MC Simile. This time however, they are not alone on the track. Both out of Cincinnati, Kenny B and Hapless join Similie on the C Rock production. Exclusive beats from C Rock can be found on NHWWW, keep an eye out for the upcoming WorldWide mixtape as well as past and future releases from these talented artists.