Street Hop is one blossoming sound in the Arewa music industry and there are some budding artists who are making their contributions to the definition of the genre.
Since its inception as a hybrid of indigenous rap and Afropop, the Arewa street hop subculture has come a long way. BOC Madaki, an indigenous rap veteran, is largely credited with popularizing this sound.
As a result, street hop songs sometimes fused with Amapiano, trap music elements, RnB, dancehall, and even hip-hop have recently dominated the Arewa airwaves, all with fascinating storytelling and seamless Lamba in check.
Mr 442 has gone from being just another upcoming musician to being the generation’s street-hop vocal voice in Arewa. with sensational hits like “Kanin Fetur”, “zigidir”, and “Sai Monday” alongside Madoxx Tbb.
While Bash ne pha who hits the limelight with his breakthrough track “Dama” presenting the world his unique sound, which span from Hardcore-Rap, with street-hop serving as the palette on which he showcases these sides.