Winner of the Best International Act, Africa Category at the recently held Black Canadian Awards and CEO of Volta Regime Music Group (VRMG), Denning Edem Hotor known widely by stage name Edem is set to break boundaries and tear territories as he has closed a collaboration with fast rising Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter, Reekado Banks of Don Jazzy’s, The Mavins.
Breaking the news in an exclusive interview with NY DJ on Y102.5FM in Kumasi, the Koene hit maker revealed a digital analysis of his album Books and Rhymes proved his tracks were doing well in Nigeria and hence his decision to further solidify his grounds in that territory.
Already enjoying an enviable number 2 spot on Sound City Chart with Delaila, a classic piece which features Nigeria’s highly acclaimed M.I. Abaga of Chocolate City, Edem disclosed the new collaboration was produced by Magnom.
“We closed the deal yesterday and we are in talks as to time lines of release and all that and everyone is super excited about this one.”
The rapper who has gradually grown from the best Ewe rapper to one of Africa’s most versatile Emcees disclosed Magnom believes the new collaboration will be bigger than his previously produced single Koene.
“Magnom personally thinks that the song is bigger than Koene and so we are just looking forward to releasing it soon”
Edem has since the release of his 30-track album Books and Rhymes won several awards including Album of the Year at the 2015 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.