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A Buzzing Trap Scene Has Emerged in Ghana, and This Producer Is at the Forefront

We look into the fast rise of trap in Ghana through the eyes of a key player, producer Nxwrth.

Hip-hop isn't new to the West African country of Ghana, as several of its veteran rappers like Obrafour, Reggie Rockstone, Tinny, and Tic Tac have been holding it down from as way back as the early '80s.

Trap, on the other hand, a sub-genre of hip-hop developed in Southern USA in the late 1990s to early 2000s, has been popularized in Ghana by several emerging musicians and their fans, over as recent as the past one to two years. There's a growing trap scene in Ghana, and it has quickly developed a cult following.

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