Ice Prince: The making of a Nigerian hip hop star


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Growing up in the city of Jos in central Nigeria, Panshak Zamani better known as Ice Prince, never set out to become a musician. But through personal loss and the violent crisis he saw unfolding on the streets, he found solace in singing and rap. Panshak tells Anu Anand how he overcame his struggles to write a hit song that became one of the most remixed ever in Nigeria and rose to international fame. This interview was first broadcast on 5th October 2020. Presenter: Anu Anand Producer: Sophie Eastaugh Picture: Ice Prince Credit: Photogod

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