Ladipoe to represent Nigeria in 2024 Hennesssy Cypher


Nigerian hip-hop star Ladipoe is gearing up to take center stage at the Hennessy Cypher Africa 2024.

The cypher is an annual lyrical showdown that brings together some of the continent's hottest rap talents.

Joining Ladipoe on the mic is a powerful lineup. From Ivory Coast is the rising star Didi B. Then Kenya's lyrical powerhouse Khaligraph Jones will be there. He is a legend revered for his complex wordplay and social commentary. 

Following is Ghana's heavyweight Sarkodie. The artist recently released BRAG, a song that he slammed other rappers for. Sarkodie is respected for his longevity and ability to seamlessly blend English and Twi, his native dialect.

Also in attendance is Tanzania's fast-rising rapper Young Lunya.  Rounding out the crew is South Africa's Maglera Doeboy, a kwaito and hip-hop fusion artist known for his raw energy and streetwise bars.

Hennessy Cypher Nigeria 2023

How does the Hennessy Cypher Africa 2024 work? 

The cypher format is simple rappers take turns spitting verses over a single beat, promises a fiery exchange of bars and bragging rights. Each artist brings their own distinct style and cultural influences, creating a truly unique musical experience.

Ladipoe was a part of Nigeria’s Hennessy Cyoher last year as well. He is known for his witty wordplay and calm demeanor so he is sure to hold his own. The Hennessy Cypher Africa 2024 is a celebration of African hip-hop's and not just a simple rap battle.