Revealed on November eighth, 2022 |
by Ralph Okobz
Chart-topping Nigerian rap star Psycho YP is worked up to unveil his unimaginable new undertaking titled YPSZN3, serving because the third and remaining instalment of his critically acclaimed ‘YPSZN’ collection. Arriving on November 2 by way of Apex Village and OneRPM, YPSZN3 comes simply over a yr after the critically acclaimed Euphoria undertaking, and precisely three years on from the final ‘YPSZN’ undertaking YPSZN2.
Within the three years between YPSZN2 and the upcoming YPSZN3, Psycho YP has grown to turn into a cultural icon in Nigeria, in addition to one of many leaders of Nigeria’s new wave of rap music, having been topped one of the best rapper in Africa by The NATIVE, described because the ‘Contemporary Prince of Nigerian Rap’ by Tradition Custodian, and championed by the likes of Advanced, Rolling Stone, and Wonderland. With over 30 million performs on-line, a 2020 Headies Award nomination for ‘Finest Rap Album’, and Spotify naming him the face of their ‘Naija Bars’ playlist, Psycho YP already boasts probably the greatest rap discographies on the continent, and he’s about to take it up just a few gears with YPSZN3.
Produced by an eclectic mixture of frequent collaborators Jaylon (Mr. Eazi, Azanti, Chrystel), Malik Bawa and Johnson IP, Apex Village in-house manufacturing crew Thrill MAX and The HyPRactive Child, and revered UK producers RJay (RV, Stardom, Tana) and Likkle Dotz (Headie One, Central Cee, Unknown T), YPSZN3 is fifteen songs of among the finest worldwide rap music in 2022. Deeply impressed by Psycho YP’s current musical journey and his ambitions to face tall as the best hip-hop export to come back out of Africa, the undertaking sees PsychoYP sharing his unending travails in an unfair world, whereas expressing his skill to rise above all and write his title within the sands of time.
All through the YPSZN3 undertaking, Psycho YP brings his progressive and diverse sound that cuts throughout rap, entice, grime, drill and R&B music to the forefront, whereas showcasing his glorious lyrical dexterity, infectious multi-layered circulation and inventive sensibilities, with highlights together with the catchy James Brown-sampled drill providing ‘Drop That Shit’, future entice traditional ‘Bando Diaries’, the ominous ‘Silent Mode’, and the braggadocious ‘Nigerian Man’ that includes Ycee, in addition to the afrobeats jam ‘Stronger’ with Zlatan, YP’s ‘TED Discuss’ on relationships ‘Dedication Points’, infectious melodic rap drop ‘Put It In Stone’, the confessional ‘Harmful World’ to shut out the album in very good trend.