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Nigeria’s fading femcee’s

By Guardian Exclusive
21 June 2018   |   8:02 am
Eva Alordiah, arguably one of Nigeria's finest lyricists, tweeted what seemed to be a normal rap artist’s penchant for the grandiose, only this time, there was a tacit undercurrent of the gender disparity that has become one of the limiting factors for female emcees in Nigeria.

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