Audio

Audio: Fecko the Emecee “Soul Survivor Remix”


I haven’t heard that much by Fecko the Emcee, aka Raplogic, but if this track is any indication, the young rapper isn’t lacking in terms of punchlines and confidence. I will say that he reminds me of the late 90’s/early aughts backpack rap that I listened to in my formative years. The real standout for here might just be Teck-Zilla’s multifaceted production. The sound is tight but varied, and I kept playing the track over and over again just to hear the beat. With rising stars like these in their ranks, the future of Nigerian rap is looking pretty bright.  Listen below, and then download the track for free.  For more on Fecko, check out his bandcamp.

[audio:http://www.okayafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/Fecko-the-Emcee-RapLogic-SoulSurvivor-ReMix.mp3|titles="Soul Survivor Remix" by Fecko the Emcee]

Download "Soul Survivor Remix" here.

Interview

Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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