Takoradi-based Seki Music wins Y FM's Rapture show

BY: graphic.com.gh
Seki Music
Seki Music

The battle for who rules rap in Ghana has come to an end with Takoradi-based MC, Seki Music 'murdering' the other contenders to be crowned the king of 'Rapture', Y FM's battle rap show.

His thrilling performance left all in awe as he impressed the audience and judges on the way to victory.

The four-part competition started off with the first round consisting of introductory performances from all seven contestants.

The six contestants who proceeded to the second round freestyled for 60 seconds after which they held one on one battles to climax the third round.

With Konfidential and Kofi Kunta eliminated in the third round, the remaining four contestants proceeded to the rhyme with the word round, which saw Seki Music and Amino Cortez proceed to the finals.

Although both artistes displayed their prowess on the mic, Seki Music barbs stung moreand he won the GH₵60,000 prize package, which includes a digital distribution deal from Crux Global and the bragging rights as Rapture God.

Black Avenue Musik boss, D-Black, who was a judge at Rapture pulled a surprise prize package for the final four contestants. He awarded them with a collaboration deal worth 5,000 cedis each.

The other contestants went home with some consolation prizes.

“I am glad I partook in Rapture and it has given me the opportunity to learn more from the YFM brand, resources and colleagues I contested with. Being crowned Rapture god will not only break me into the limelight but it will also help me share my gift with the rest of the world,” Seki Music said.

Coordinator for the Rapture Competition, Ato Kwamina Essuman, described the contests as a major success and appreciated the sponsors for helping revive the rap culture.

Judges for the night were Black Avenue boss D-Black, Kwaku T, a leading Ghanaian Hip-Hop artiste and ace broadcaster, talent manager, Kwame Faakye and Ike Gome from Crux Global.

Rapture is sponsored by Rich Energy Drink and Crux Global.