After releasing the first video of this year’s Hennessy cypher, which featured some of the heavyweights in the Nigerian hip-hop scene, cypher 2 dropped today, featuring some of the young names in the Nigerian hip-hop scene whose skill makes the average Nigerian hip-hop head, happy for the future .
With a beat by Chopsticks, the cypher starts with a verse from Payper Corleone one of the rapper featured in the diss track ‘the purge’ which Vector made against M.I last year.
Payper Corleone, shows his versality and play with words, in lines like ” … because the flow so smooth like breeze wey dey blow from bike” and “last time she said the pipe was long, I said baby that was last time, now the thing twice as tall”.
Coming next, is Barrylane, who sounds and flows like Kendrick Lamar, he too like others who have graced the mics, made sure his word play was on point. in one of his lines, he said ” I am an assassinator, I don’t knock on doors, I came through the chimney fully gifted like I am Santa Claus.”
The only female, Phlow, was the next , with her chilled, boss filled vibe, she gave the boys a run for their mommy. saying lines like “A queen is what a queen does, effortless, step in the booth, taking keys to the kingdom.”
Finally Vader the wildcard, took over the mic, also on Vector’s “The Purge” last year, he eased through the beat effortlessly, and like everyone else he too dropped some punchlines like, “Milking the game before she knew she could lactate