Tag: Nyota Parker
A Younger Generation of South African Women Artists and Societal Expectations
Since the arrival of hip hop on the continent, South Africa has birthed and housed some of the most notable African hip hop artists. As a leading nation in the African hip hop industry, South Africa is home to many notorious female emcees: from Gigi Lamayne to Yugen Blakrok. These women frequently utilize hip hop
Nyota Parker: transcending Nonconformity
Released in March 2020, Transcend is Nyota Parker’s new single battling conformity in South African society. 20-year-old South African hip hop artist, Nyota Parker frequently promotes nonconformity in her music. Transcend is no exception. Given Parker’s young age, the artist is passionate about creating her own trajectory and inspiring her audience to do the same.
Nyota Parker: Redefining “Up and Coming”
Nyota Parker is a 20-year-old hip hop rapper, singer, composer and artist transcend-ing the South African hip hop scene. Parker’s upbringing in Dublin and Capetown and unique Colognese and Irish heritage is evident in her incorporation of jazz, trap, and soul influences into her individualized hip hop style. Parker frequently references her blend of jazz