Multi-talented rapper, ExO has released a new single dedicated to the “good old days” of hip-hop, titled ‘Times Up‘. This record is the first single off his coming yet untitled EP, scheduled for release next month.
Born Magege Theophilus, ExO is a music producer, songwriter, singer, rapper and engineer based in Lagos. He also runs CASH-IN Entertainment, an independent production company.
On this record, he joins forces with DJ Diaze, a music producer and DJ based in France. ‘Times Up‘ is a boom-bap hip-hop record that reminisces on some of the most memorable moments of the beloved word-oriented genre. It also enumerates the challenges of the hip-hop music genre and the social ills affecting the culture.
Shot in Lagos, Nigeria and France, the accompanying video finds ExO rapping at the backseat of his ride and DJ Diaze showing off his skills on the turntable.
Listen to the single here.