In terms of contribution to hip-hop in Nigeria, Port Harcourt, or PH for short, is akin to New Jersey: often forgotten but well respected. The latest offering from the PH based producer and emcee MHP (aka Mic High Priest ) is The Hero Returns, a solid return to the roots type project. The beat tape is a sequel to his previos release. The Legend And The Hero.
Exactly what I expected from this dude, he is definitely a student of the game and culture. The album boasts superb sampling techniques, pounding drums and an unmatched knack for crafting vocal hooks. The Hero Returns will surely resonate with hip-hop heads as the samples will have you scrambling for old tapes and forgotten classic singles.
MHP has been crafting potent cuts for a minute now and was the main mind behind the second instalment of the infamous AHH (Netherlands-based music forum) mixtape that featured various emcees and producers from different backgrounds and nationalities.
MHP is a hip-hop act from the city of Port Harcourt. An emcee/producer, he’s been working his craft for a while now, starting off in a group called ‘SoulJazz‘ which did pretty well in the underground scene.
He made a video a couple of years ago called ‘WONT TAKE LONG‘ as well as a series of mixtapes in the past couple of years, from The Common Letter P to The Joint Venture (The Ghost of 94) with producer Rapsom. Most recently, he produced for PH veteran LYRIKAL in his RMFAO mixtape.
Typically, the sounds are reminiscent of 90′s HipHop when the art form was still green and fresh. This project ‘THE HERO RETURNS‘ is a sequel to a previous beat tape called ‘The LEGEND and The HERO‘ with fellow producer ‘Black Intelligence’ which was well received.
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