Nigerian music heavyweights: rapper Vector and super music producer MASTAA a.k.a Masterkraft team up to release a new collaborative EP – CROSSROADS. With three studio albums, 2 EPs and 2 mixtapes under his name, Vector proves yet again his prowess and artistry laced with masterful lyrics, wordplay and unique rap.
A redefinition of rap in the African music landscape showcasing Masterkraft’s production and Vector’s rhythm and poetry, the 5-track EP features the slow-tempo ballads: “No Peace”, “Blessed”, “If We Must” and Afrobeat hits: “No Worries” and “Eyan Colgate”. DJ Magnum, Sun X Rain and DJ Neptune feature in EP collaborations. Vector says, “This body of work is a deviation from the norm designed to captivate the sense. If rebellion was music, this would be it.”
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Produced by SELF, Vector and MASTAA, CROSSROADS EP is a journey into something new, eclectic, rhythmic and refreshingly different. It’s a unique blend of Afrobeat’s signature rhythm in rap, creating a revolutionary sub-genre (Rapfrobeat) that will definitely open the doors to a new wave of musicians.
Coming off the successful of his 9-track EP ‘VIBES Before T.E.S.L.I.M’ and his latest hit single “COMFORT” featuring Davido, Vector presents a project that will entertain you and also leave you reflecting with CROSSROADS EP.
Vector is one of Nigeria’s leading rapper and songwriters, celebrated for his distinct flow. Releasing his first single in 2010, he dropped his first album “State of Surprise” in 2010, which was followed by The Second Coming (2012) and Lafiaji (2016). He has worked with some of Africa’s finest among them, Phyno, Sarkodie, 2 Face and 9ice.
Masterkraft is one of Africa’s top producers. Boasting a medley of genres ranging from gospel, soul, jazz, R&B, afrobeats and highlife – Masterkraft’s leadership in production is a major contributor to the success of many A-list artistes including Flavour, Banky W, Wizkid, Solid Star and Bracket. The multi-talented music producer is also a DJ, recording artiste, band director, pianist and a songwriter. In 2017, he released his album “Unlimited” which received positive reviews.
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