Marv OTM is a Nigerian rapper whose international appeal is impossible to ignore. Located in what he refers to as Nigeria’s rap capital, Marv OTM speaks highly of Abuja’s music scene and how he’s carving a path for himself. In this interview, he details his musical journey, creative collaborations, and new music.
Tha Beatsmith is a Nigerian self-taught music producer whose sound is well-seasoned with a meld of genres and influences. In this interview, he details his music production journey and the dynamic collaboration with Nigerian musician, Ogranya for their joint EP, “Vanity.”
AcebergTM is a rapper from Lagos, Nigeria with an international sound that fuses Hip-Hop, R&B, and Afrobeats. His Nigerian roots and Western influences play a part in his international sound, but his African identity is not lost in translation. Read more as AcebergTM details his transition to becoming a signed artist, collaborates with some of Nigeria’s best talent, depicts his views on the music scene and up-and-coming artists in Nigeria, and shares insight about his debut EP, “Far From Home”.
Six is a music video director from Accra, Ghana, who has finally owned her creative path. “I’m now at the point in my life where I’m embodying the fact that this is my career and this is who I am. I’m a creative, and that’s just it.” She details her experiences in Ghana as a woman in a male-dominated industry. Six chalks up her experience to having balance and patience.
Oxford, Mississippi beader-seamstress, Timber Heard took to creating as a way to escape from the harsh reality she was living. “Being creative is something that helps me as a person, function. That’s who I am.” Combatting bipolar disorder alongside trying to piece together the complexities of her biracial identity has been a lifelong struggle, but she is now speaking her truth and reclaiming her power.
Accra, Ghana-native, Siriboe recently began flexing his skills as a rapper, coining his sound as Trap-Fusion among other genres—the word “fusion” being an identifier of who he is to the core and the type of music that he chooses to share with the world. Read more for an in-depth look into Siriboe’s journey as a new artist in Ghana, his recent releases, and what he has in store.