Indigenous rap artist Psychoyp will drop the latest installment of the classic mixtape series on November 4

A Nigerian rap star Nicholas Ihua-Maduenyi popularly known as PSYCHOYP is thrilled to unveil his new project titled YPSZN3 which will serve as the third and final installment in his critically acclaimed “YPSZN” series next month.

According to the press release signed by its Apex Village Collective director Fi’ammari Zoaka on Friday, that the three years between YPSZN2 and the upcoming YPSZN3, PsychoYP (@PsychoYP) has become a cultural icon in Nigeria.

“Having been crowned Africa’s Best Rapper by The NATIVE, and also described as the ‘Fresh Prince of Nigerian Rap’ by Culture Custodian, and championed by Complex, Rolling Stone and Wonderland. With over 30 million streams online, a 2020 Headies Awards nomination for “Best Rap Album” and Spotify naming him the face of their “Naija Bars” playlist, PsychoYP (@PsychoYP) already has one of the continent’s best rap discographies, and he’s about to step up a gear with YPSZN3.

“Produced by an eclectic mix of frequent collaborators Jaylon (M. Eazi, Azanti, Chrystel), Malik Bawa and Johnson IP, Apex Village’s in-house production team Thrill MAX and The HyPRactive Kid, and revered UK producers RJay ( RV, Stardom, Tana) and Likkle Dotz (Headie One, Central Cee, Unknown T), YPSZN3 is fifteen songs among the best in international rap music in 2022.

“Deeply inspired by PsychoYP (@PsychoYP)’s recent musical journey and ambitions to stand tall as the biggest hip-hop export to come out of Africa, the project sees PsychoYP (@PsychoYP) sharing their work endlessly in an unfair world, while expressing his ability to rise above it all and write his name in the sands of time.

“Throughout the YPSZN3 project, PsychoYP (@PsychoYP) brings his progressive and varied sound that crosses rap, trap, grime, drill and R&B music to the forefront, while showcasing his excellent lyrical dexterity, its infectious multi-layered flow and creative sensibilities, with highlights including the catchy James Brown-sampled exercise delivering ‘Drop That Shit’, the future trap classic ‘Bando Diaries’, the sinister ‘Silent Mode’ and the swagger ‘Nigerian Man’ with Ycee, plus afrobeats jam ‘Stronger’ with Zlatan, YP’s ‘TED Talk’ on ‘Commitment Issues’ relationships, infectious melodic rap ‘Put It In Stone’, confessional ‘Dangerous World’ for close the album in a superb way.

The statement says that “YPSZN3” by PsychoYP (@PsychoYP) will be released on Apex Village on November 2 “YPSZN3”.

Kimberly B. Nguyen