Battling Nigeria's System One Rap at a Time


In Jay Town – that’s Jos, Nigeria, for the uninitiated – hip-hop talents and enthusiasts converge at Basement Studios. This is the setting for their rap battles and where they record the songs that hardly shy away from social and political issues. The government and political elite may not like the content of the music, but these young firebrands don’t seem to care about anything except telling it like it is. RNW's Kingsley Madueke reports...