Fast rising Nigerian rapper, PsychoYP has been announced by Apple Music as the latest featured artist for July for Rap Life Africa.
The Hip Hop star is a popular figure in Nigerian Hip Hop having made a name for himself as one of the rappers defining the scene and shaping the future of the genre.
Psycho dropped his latest EP “Osapa London” on July 14, 2023, in which he fused Hip Hop with different genres as he aims to connect with mainstream listeners.
The album showcases his growth from his 2016 debut EP “Lost In The Sauce”, after racking up nominations at the South African Music Awards and HipTV Headies Awards, as well as winning the Clout Africa Award for Best Hip-Hop Artiste in 2022.
Alongside PsychoYP, Rap Life Radio also features Nasty C‘s “No More” where he takes listeners on an exhilarating journey through his triumphs and aspirations as well as Indigo Stella’s “Another” from her highly anticipated debut album “Interstella”.
In a chat on Apple Rap Life Radio with Global Editorial Head of Hip-Hop and R&B, Ebro Darden and new host, Nandi Madida, PsychoYP shared that his latest EP is a chance to show listeners his diverse influences and connect with everyday listeners.
“Since I was 19 years, I’ve been an advocate for hip-hop, so appearing on the cover of Rap Life is a huge accomplishment for me, my crew, my family, and my fans. Apple Music is informed by PsychoYP. It’s the perfect time for the world to hear PsychoYP, and I’m ready to get started.
“‘Osapa London’ is an endeavour of mine that bridges the gap between my rap sound and its Afro-influenced roots. The most Nigerian version of myself, according to many people.”