Eno Barony Among The Bigwigs Representing Rap In Africa
14 September 2020
Photo: Eno Barony/Instagram
By Kenneth Kiplagat
The list for 2020 All Africa Music Awards (also referred to as AFRIMA) was released and Ghana's rapper and songwriter Ruth Eno Adjoa Amankwah Nyame Adom known professionally by her stage name Eno Barony, leads her country in celebrating rap in this genre.
In an all celebratory message to fans and followers in the gram, Eno Barony accentuated her selection whilst drumming for support. She said, "Hey fam good news I just got nominated for #Afrima for the best female rapper in Africa category log on to www.Afrima.com and vote Eno barony best female rapper category click on my stories for the voting link let’s do this for Ghana"
Other candidates in the category of Best Female Rap Act include
Nadia Nakai – South Africa
Moonaya – Senegal
Rosa Ree – Tanzania
Bombshell Grenade – Zambia
Muthoni Drummer Queen – Kenya
Askia – Cameroon
Candy Bleakz – Nigeria
Keko – Uganda
Rouge – South Africa
Quoting from an article shared by auxsons.com, these ladies selected have proven that "at a time when young African women are no longer ashamed of being proud, rap naturally comes into play as a space for reflection and reclaiming issues of identity"
It adds, "If hip-hop is essentially an act of protest, in Africa it offers close support to the continent’s struggles, movements for change and major revolutions, when it’s not provoking them."
Be sure to catch the latest updates on this event.