Cameroonian duo, Realm Squad are back with
a banging street anthem called “Chop No Dey”, featuring Cameroonian pop star
and TV personality Wax Dey. With addictive melodies, compelling dance rhythms
and emotive lyrics, the song is sure to make waves!
“Chop No Dey” is a street anthem with a
mix of African and Cameroonian sounds, such as Makossa, a genre the young artists are used to, and
which is also found in their debut single “Original Makossa” released a few
“Chop No Dey” (which means “there is no
food” in English) is sung in English, French, Pidgin English, and Yamba/Mbem, a
dialect from the North-West province of Cameroon.
“Cameroon is one of the world’s most
educated countries, yet opportunities are scarce. “Chop No Dey” is a war-cry
against the hurdles that many young Africans still face to succeed – we want to
encourage the youth to work hard and remain determined, no matter what their
challenges are. We worked incredibly hard to get a place in the urban music scene
today, and we do not take that for granted,” explained Vivid, one half of the
Consisting of singer Vivid and
rapper/producer, Abz, Realm Squad was signed by Lolhiphop Records in March
2015. The group will be going on a national school tour with popular television
show, “Challenge Vacances” as part of their promotional campaign.
The song was arranged and produced by Abz,
and the video shot by Dr. Nkeng Stephens.
Watch the video below:
Realm Squad / Wax Dey