Lousika ft Cabum - Hands Up

From This Is Africa Tue Nov 27 2012, 06:58:00

While there are some seriously skilled female emcees (or femcees) making their mark in the various hip-hop scenes across Africa (especially in the Nigerian and Ghanaian ones), they are few and far between. One of these few is Lousika , one of the most highly regarded in Ghana at the moment. In addition to her lyricism and versatility, she also happens to flow in four languages, French, Twi, English and Spanish, switching effortlessly from one to the other within the same track. The Paris-born femcee returned to Ghana in 2011, promptly secured herself a record deal and promptly made a name for herself with her performances and with singles like No Be Aloo . Hands Up, featuring hiplife artist Cabum is her latest.

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