The folks at streaming service, TIDAL have released a playlist curated by Ghanaian rapper, M.anifest.
Named ‘GMT,‘ it is an introduction of the world to “Hip-Hop, Afrobeats and some of the freshest modern vibes brewed in Ghana,” says a note by M. Dot.
Ghanaian rapper M.anifest, in late February 2018 met American Rap Legend, Rakim in New York, United States of America.
M. Dot shared a photo on himself and Rakim on Instagram with the caption: “Last night. Rakim Allah. The god.”
Born William Michael Griffin Jr., Rakim is widely regarded as one of the most influential and most skilled MCs of all time.
He is one half of golden age hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim.
In 2012, The Source ranked him #1 on their list of the ‘Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.’
Prior to meeting Rakim, the godMC visited the New York office of streaming service, TIDAL, owned by Mogul Jay Z. The rapper asked his fans to “watch this space” for details.
M. Dot met Elliott Wilson, Editorial Director, Culture and Content, Hip Hop at the streaming service, and also Paley Martin, a member of the content and editorial team at TIDAL.
Martin tweeted that the rapper stopped by the office to “spread some good vibes and clue us in on his music + what’s happening in the music scene in Ghana.”
TIDAL is a music streaming service that connects artists with fans through the best High Fidelity sound quality and expertly curated editorial.
In the past months, the company has stepped up efforts to promote Afrobeats and the works of African artistes.