Nigeria's Inua Ellams
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Inua Ellams - Nigeria's 'hip-hop poet'

As part of our Nigeria Extra series, Radio 1Xtra's DJ Edu has been out to Lagos to discover the hottest artists and the coolest sounds from Nigeria.

One of the shining faces of Nigerian art is Inua Ellams who describes himself as a "word and graphic" artist.

He says he was influenced by both classic literature and hip-hop.

BBC Africa's Peter Okwoche reports.

  • 27 Mar 2014
  • From the section Africa
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