YES" Magnum aka A-class aka Mr swagnificent !
BA Honors Degree Graduate A prolific music producer, Artist, , Songwriter, ultimately a Rapper .
He his the most sort after Nigerian lyricist In the UK known for his eloquent lyrical dexterity.
Magnum was born in North London (Islington) in the 70s then moved to Lagos returned to the UK in 1996, and has been on several working trips to Newark, New Jersey; his travels have influenced him and makes him a real cosmopolitan.
He started rapping as far back as the early 90s before getting into MCing. Magnum was a break dancer, then came the era of rap music.
For magnum at the time, rap was all about battling hardcore cats and major respect was quickly earned all over Festac town in Lagos in the mid 90s.
Magnum now currently lives in SE London and is working on his album set to be unleashed soon. His lyrical content and the structure of his smooth delivery with non-sampled instrumentals freshly produced by Magnum will certainly fetch him the respect he deserves. Magnum performed at 02 Arena alongside Bankyw, MI , Ice prince, Eldee, and JJC Mobo nominee for We are Africans.
In 2008, he performed alongside iceberg slim , Eldee and
"A-lexander the Great " an internationally acknowledged artist who has made many televised appearances including BET's 106 & Park the NEA Awards in manhattan NewYork .
In th past however, he had done some collaboration with Ruggedman Mr Solek , Canibus, Flawless from Bigbrovaz also with the group Pounds & Naira Inc whose type of music is a combination of Rap and Afro hip-hop.
Magnum's inspirations and influences comes from both the new and old school lyricists such as Big Daddy Kane, Ice-T, Canibus, Crooked I, Jay Z, Nas, Papoose LL Cool J, the Notorious B.I.G. and of course 2Pac, (RIP). Now RickRoss bawse!!!
You would never understand how he's coming at you until you hear and feel the power of Magnum's lyrics and fresh, unadulterated flow, believe me you need to watch out for this cat, he certainly ''brings'' it. He's influences are . Notorious B.I.G and 2pac (R.I.P), Redman, Nas, JayZ, Dr Dre, Canibus, Doggpound, Robert Kiyosaki Ice-T, RickRoss , LL cool J and NWA.....