Pope Nst debuts with the C.I.T.I.Z.E.N album
Ghanaian rapper Pope Nst, has launched his debut C.I.T.I.Z.E.N. album, a five-track album launched on the MEII Enterprises label.
Pope Nst was born in Nsuta, within the Ashanti area of Ghana in 1995. He turned enamored with hip-hop/rap when he began highschool in 2010.
Pope states: “Rap helps me to specific myself in several methods. I write raps day by day. It’s the pillar of my music profession.
Earlier than I may create my very own lyrics, I used to put in writing out verses from Ghanaian rappers Reggie Rockstone, Kwaw Kese, Okyeame Kwame, and Sarkodie.
After that I might be taught them and ensure I may rap alongside word-for-word anytime the tune was enjoying. That was in highschool.
Later, I went on a radio present in Kumasi known as ‘Focus FM Freestyle Friday’ which was then hosted by DJ Quest.
The suggestions I had from the listeners was wonderful, and that actually motivated me.”
Pope Nst has already produced one Mixtape Album and two Prolonged Performs (EPs). He works with Ipappi, among the best music producers in Ghana.
“I get inspiration from virtually all the things round me. I’ve determined to put in writing a minimum of a verse each week, so something I see in my atmosphere is a rap to me.
It takes me a minimum of a day to put in writing a 16- bar verse, however it may take me a minimum of a month to put in writing a full tune.”
The Ghana hip-hop/rap scene is the most important on the African continent. In response to Pope Nst, “We’ve Sarkodie, M.anifest, Strongman, and Eno who is among the finest feminine rappers I’ve ever heard.”
“In Ghana, rappers often symbolize the hood the place they had been born and raised. The preferred rap cities/communities are Kumasi, Accra, and Tema.
I attended highschool in Kumasi, so I’ve solely labored with rappers from Kumasi.”
“Music has been part of me lengthy earlier than I even determined to check drugs. I examine day by day, and I write lyrics day by day too. I’m going to be a neurosurgeon. I consider music is my main objective on earth, so I’ll by no means give up rapping.”
Pope Nst didn’t speak about medical college on the “C.I.T.I.Z.E.N.” album.
He’s writing one other album about his six-year journey by medical college that began in 2017: “I’ll graduate in 2023, in order that album might be prepared by then,” he projected.
“C.I.T.I.Z.E.N.” is on the market on most digital music platforms.
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