How Is Indigenous Rap Faring In Nigeria?

Nigerian Indigenous, local rappers

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Gida Hills hosts Olaolu9ja and Seyi Shakespear in this fantastic episode of Hip-hop in 5 mins as they take a dissection into indigenous rap in Nigeria. How the game started and how far it’s faring is really a journey of many ups and downs.

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Seyi Shakespear believes there is still a whole lot to pull in the local scene. Comparing the legacy late Dagrin left and what’s obtainable in the industry right now, Olaolu9ja feels there is a vacuum that needs to be filled in the local scene.

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Not subscribing to the fact the local rappers are getting wack, Olaolu9ja gives a kudos to Reminisce’s protege, Oladips. Shakespear is of the opinion that the Dagrin can still be brought back, in spite of the degradation of the genre at the moment.

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Olamide and Lil Kesh got rubbed off in the list of credible indigenous rappers. This calls for attention that the local hip-hop style is dwindling away.

Indigenous rap isn’t what it used to be, it’s gradually losing its savor.

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