British – Nigerian rapper David Orobosa has won the United Kingdom Mercury Prize award.
The rapper won the 2019 award for his intimate and revealing debut album Psychodrama.
During his acceptance speech, Dave expressed that he was short of words and paid tribute to the exceptional musicians he was nominated alongside.
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According to BBC, the young man hugged his mother before taking to the stage to collect the award.
Even though Dave received the award due to his debut album Psychodrama, the rapper had been on the road to music for a long time. He made his debut album in May 2015 with a freestyle released on YouTube.
Dave waiting a long time before committing the songs into an album. He released eleven singles and two EPs over the next four years.