Last year when upcoming Nigerian artist Saeon Moruda decided to bring on fellow Nigerian artist, she created a form of protest music that spoke to the state at large. In the single #Aii (Remix) they tell the people at whole that everything is going to be alright. With artists YCee, Vector, Iceberg Slim, and Terry
Within the hip hop community, especially in Africa, there is a constant battle between whether artists are focusing on the fundamentals of hip hop or going where the ‘mainstream’ money is. With the upcoming artist YCee, this is no different.
Ycee, born Oludemilade Martin Alejo, is a new Nigerian rapper who is making his mark in the Nigerian music scene. Only starting his career in 2013 he has made great leaps towards countrywide recognition. After releasing his most known single, “Condo,” Ycee was nominated for two awards at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Although he did not