First Artist To Collaborate With Jovi And Stanley Enow; Mic Monsta.Nkafu 237 | 12.02.2021 | 0 | 237 INSIDER with Kampii , Music
Jovi and Stanley Enow are arguably two of the biggest artists Cameroon has produced in recent years. The two stars are successful rappers who have greatly shaped the Cameroonian music industry, have had great rap careers, have influenced and molded some of the best local music talents in Cameroon, and are bosses of two of Cameroon’s biggest record labels: Jovi is the founder of New Bell Music and Stanley Enow is the founder of Motherland Empire. First Artist To Collaborate With Jovi And Stanley Enow; Mic Monsta.
The debate on who is bigger between the two of them is a topic for another day but most Cameroonian artists will consider it a great achievement to feature in a song or do a collabo with any of them.
Well, there is a Cameroonian artist who has not just featured in a song with one of them but, in fact, both of them, and that is Mic Monsta. And it is amazing that he is the only Cameroonian artist to have featured in songs with both rap stars.
In 2014, Jovi featured Mic Monsta alongside other budding rap artists in the remix of his hit track EtP8Koi. With the success rate that remix recorded, it was clear Mic Monsta was one of Cameroon’s rap artists to watch out for and that got US Based Kreef Entertainment to sign him off Best Music INC. Mic Monsta also featured in another track from Jovi, Kwam in 2019.
And recently, Stanley Enow released the remix of his hit track Tu Va Lire L’heure and he featured Mic Monsta alongside other rap talents. The remix is currently one of the most trending songs of 2021.
This makes Mic Monsta the only artist to have featured in the songs of both Jovi and Stanley Enow.
Mic Monsta, born Molua Alous Mosima on February 6, 1991 in Kumba, South West region is a Cameroonian rap sensation who started rapping as far back as 2008 at the age of 18 when he was just still a secondary school student. He released his first song I No Get Chorus in 2010 and went on to work on his mixtape album titled “My ThoughtTheMixtape” which included cover songs of Rappers that have inspired his rap career. In 2011 he released the first song off the Mixtape titled Njorku (Lil Wayne Faded Cover), released 2 songs off the Mixtape in 2012, Aboki (Ice Prince Cover) and Drink ( Kendrick Lamar Cover), in 2013 he released ABCFreeStyle (Lil Wayne 6foot7foot cover), in 2014 he released the 6th song off the Mixtape NWord (Ice Prince Cover) and the 7th and final song from the mixtape was titled KingKong( Vector Cover) ft Crispy.
In 2017, the Njorku crooner surprised lover of his music with his debut EP titled ” Mic Monsta The EP,” released under Kreef Entertainment. The 7 track EP was inspired by his life journey. The EP featured already released and new songs: When I Blow, Amani, Correct Boy, Freedom of Speech, Fear, House Party, and Time.
And just recently, In December 2020, Mic Monsta dropped his Vibes Clinic album, in which he featured Salatiel, Mr. Leo, Spido, Dready Christ, and other talented 237 artist. The album released under Kwata music featured 12 songs and according to Mic Monsta, the album is a journey to self-discovery, healing, and growth and explores the new Cameroonian sound and tells stories that connect his community to his everyday reality and lifestyle.”
Mic Monsta is definitely one of the most talented rappers music lovers in Cameroon are proud to have and there is definitely a lot more to say about him but one amazing fact about him that has caught our attention is that he is the first and at the moment, the only artist to have featured in the songs of Cameroon’s greatest rappers of all time.
So how did Mic Monsta establish that record for himself? Was it just luck? Well, while luck is important in the success story of every artist, we can not overemphasize the fact that Mic Monsta is one artist who has put in a lot of work in his career and his consistency over the years has been great. The singles, albums, and EP we have talked about in this article and the success rate they have recorded are indications of how much work he put in to release them.
Also, he is not just one of the most humble artists we have in Cameroon but he also recognizes and holds those who came before him in high esteem. We have seen him done mixtapes of some rappers in and out of Cameroon who have inspired his career. If we look back on his record, we would hardly find a scenario where Mic Monsta was being disrespectful to a fellow artist or even saying things that are way out of place. He appears to very focused on his career and has very little time for negativity. Of course, most people would want to work with such a person.
And finally, his rap style is essentially spontaneous, reflect his society and key concepts that are relevant to the Cameroonian reality. This is similar to the kind of music style Jovi and Stanley have. So, it is quite easy for them to want to work with him because they can easily identify with the kind of music he does.