Brownswood Recordings · UK
Friday 27.04 · 01:30h ·
Obaro Ejimiwe is the last interesting name of British hip hop. Discovered by Gilles Peterson, who ably decided to sign him for his label to publish his firsts works, Ghostpoet is the most promising name in the inmediate future of hip hop and urban music from United Kingdom.
“Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam” (Brownswood Recordings, 2011) is his debut album and the reason of a world wave of compliments that placed him as a logical successor of key names in recent years as Roots Manuva and MikeSkinner; an album that also served as a Mercury Prize nomination in 2011. An unusual and prophetic artist who takes hip hop to the next evolutionary step. His intelligent and futuristic musical concept is the key. A highly personal sound built on daily rhymes and a narcotic and slow flow, midway through the spoken word and rap