Respected media house, BBC, has named Ugandan star Fik Farmeica among the top ten African artists to watch out for in 2021.
Fik- also known as Fresh Bwoy- featured alongside Omah Lay, Tems from Nigeria.
Others are; Elaine from South Africa, Congolese dancer Gaz Mawete, Zimbabwean Sha Sha, South African Kabza De Small, KiDi from Ghana, Sorai Ramos from Cape Verde and Tanzanian Zuchu.
The BBC writes: “We’ve taken a look at who’s innovating in terms of style and sound, as well as who is exploring new genres, to come up with our list of who to watch out for.”
About Fik, they write:”Fik Fameica, also known as Fresh Boy, is one of the most interesting rappers coming out of East Africa right now.
The rapper made his first appearance on the music scene in late 2017 with the single Kutama.
The 24-year-old steers away from typical mainstream Ugandan music and experiments with his sound that has been influenced by reggae.
Fik Fameica is breaking divisions and connecting with many young people through his music and has already scored collaborations with well known artists from across Africa, including Patoranking, Vanessa Mdee and Joeboy.”
Only time will tell…