Nga-I set to host his first solo show tonight

Taking it up a notch

05 April 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Three-time Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) nominated rapper Nga-I is taking the next step in his flourishing career by hosting his first solo show, dubbed The Barn, tonight at Jojo's Music and Arts Café.

The young musician who has multiple mixtapes, EPs and an album under his belt is ready to explore the business side of the entertainment industry. He seeks to leave his footprint as not only a musician, but an entrepreneur as well. “This means creating your own platforms,” says the rapper, who has created a unique style of music that infuses Otjiherero lyrics into the modern-day trap genre called Ovi-trap.

Ovi-trap is a native genre that keeps boosting his popularity for not only preserving a culture, but making it relevant to a broad audience in the millennial age. “My goal is to create a product out of music and entertainment that can transcend borders, ultimately leading to more Namibian artists exporting their art to create a sustainable and profitable industry that will add value to the Namibian economy, as well as to the artists and musicians of the future.”

The show will be featuring special guest performers, Che The Goddess of the Airwaves, rapper and radio personality Mappz and DJ Beat Slangerz. Doors open at 19:00.

The rapper promises a unique experience of his culture and growth as a man who took the road less travelled and followed his dreams. “I am taking you on a trip to the east side to show you the life of a farm boy through music,” said Nga-I.