Nigerian rap duo Show Dem Camp takes us on new ride with their brand new multi-genre fused EP titled ” Palm Wine Music Vol 1 ‘‘. The talented Nigerian emcees goes by the names of Ghost and Tec are known for blending contemporary Nigerian music with Hip-Hop. From their 2010 debut mixtape ” The Clone Wars ” (which turned into a trilogy ) to the debut LP ” ‘The Dreamer Project ”.
On this project they are able to fuse Afrobeat, pop and rap with a high level of lyricism that hints at their traditional Hip-Hop backgrounds. To make the short story shorter, if you take away the glossy, groovy soundscape what you hear is 2 dope emcees who know their stuff front to back.
Their latest project is titled ” Palm Wine Music Vol 1 ”, as they titled says they tap into a very Afro-beat-influenced canvass. Groovy percussion, head nodding rhythms and uber catchy melodies to usher in a new direction.
The 7 track project weaves and bops around the mid-tempo region, nothing too gnarly or extra but rather a soothing soundtrack to a hot sunny afternoon. Subject matter wise, the boys speak on their struggles in the music industry, hanging out with their boys and also find time to give props to independent women.
Joke apart, SDC’s ” Palm Wine Music Vol 1. “ affords long time fans easy access into their new ventures but new listeners can also get on the groove train with similar results.