Artist: Black Magic
Genre referencing is not new to Nigerian music. With most artists skinny dipping in the pool of techno,house,and euro-pop, very few look past the 90s for inspiration. Black Magic however is a different story.
Black magic could honestly be the only consicious rapper in the Nigerian music scene – combining funk,afro beat, and old school hip-hop in his music. Obviously influenced by hip hop legends such as Pete Rock & C.L Smooth, Guru,Common and J. Dilla, he sets himself apart from many of his peers in the mainstream.