Blaqbonez is obviously proof there’s still hope for Hip-hop in Nigeria after a halt on the genre.
Emeka Akumefule, Popularly known as Blaqbonez, is a Nigerian rapper and songwriter, he is signed to 100 Crowns, the official imprint of Chocolate City label.
Blaqbonez is simply the ringleaders of the hip-hop current state in Nigeria, especially the point that almost all our ace rappers are now converting to singers, gone are the days that everyone embraces rap music if we’re being honest, it is evident Nigerians prefer melody and groovy vibes.
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Blaqbonez turned into a household name in Nigeria after his smash contagious single titled ‘Mamiwota’ featuring Oxlade
Prior to his already eminent start as a rapper, Blaqbonez has participated in rapping competitions which include, Terry Tha Rapman‘s Zombie competition, Vector’s king kong competition, Rhythm FM Freestyle Fury, Soundcity blast cypher, Hennessy VS and the host of others.
Blaqbonez work rate in the short space of mainstream cannot be overestimated, releasing eight (8) EPs and a mixtape that has to diverge in and out of hip-hop, r&b, and afrobeat melody without customary.
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Looking deeply into his style, brand, intentional controversy, and his virtuoso career thus far, Blaqbonez is shaping the new generation of Nigeria hip-hop, Obviously, the major reason the attention is drawing back to the genre.
Blaqbonez ability to fuse melody into rap is a very uncommon art, trying to carry a diverse audience along from the usual Nigerian rap style, especially now that everybody is more awake than before.
Blaqbonez is creating a background where he can sync with any kind of artiste, excelling in collaborations and learning between the rap giants in the industry, such as M.I Abaga who is executively producing some of his projects.
Proclaiming himself as the Best Rapper in Africa is what I mean by intentional controversy, which sells an artiste especially as a rapper, and he’s arguably one of the hottest rappers in Africa in regards to the multiplex career thus far.
Blaqbonez is releasing his debut album very soon titled ‘sex over Love’, and South Africa Nasty C is already confirmed as a featured artiste