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Ice Prince emerges 2018 most streamed African rapper on Spotify

Ice Prince ended the year in a big way, as he emerged  2018 most streamed African rapper on Spotify – a digital music, podcast, and video streaming service that gives you access to millions of songs and other content from artists all over the world

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Ice Prince got the number one spot in the most streamed African rapper list, by getting 19 million streams and 1 million hours listening this year. However popular South African Rapper Nasty C tallied behind and had 17 Million Streams, Ghanaian Rapper Sarkodie had 9 Million Streams on Spotify for the year 2018.

 

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Ice Prince was born Panshak Zamani in the city of Minna, Niger State, Nigeria. At age two, he moved with his family to the mining city of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, which is his parents’ home state. Ice Prince is Ngas. In Jos he received his secondary education at St. Murumba College, the same school that produced superstars P-Square and Mikel Obi, and Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State, Nigeria among many others.

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He also attended the Science Tutorial College in Jos, where in 1998 he began writing hip hop music, which he described as ‘rubbish’, and performing it at secondary school parties, club days and formals. It was not until 2001 that he began going to studios to record and began meeting people.

In 2002, he got together with a couple of his friends and formed a group called the Ecomog Squad. They had a few performances as a group and split a year later.In 2004 He met hit makers – the Abaga brothers – M.I. and Jesse Jagz at a young persons’ forum. Together with M.I., Jesse Jagz, Ruby, Lindsey, Eve, and Taz they became what is now known today as the ‘Loopy Crew’.

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303 Comments

  1. Congrastulations to our Ice Prince he got this because of his dedication and his doggedness

  2. But seems nowhere to b found , while he’s MN taking his progress on the low-key , congratulations broh more blessings .

  3. Congrats Ice Prince am happy for u, more greater success. It z well. Continue to wax strong in ur profession.

  4. Congrastulations to Ice Prince he got this because of his dedication and his doggedness,award well deserved

  5. He’s done well for himself. Congratulations Ice Prince, greater strides in your future endeavors.

  6. Its a good thing hearing our homebase entertainers doing very good and winning awards outside their domain

  7. Good for him. Not everyone who started at the same time with him are still in the industry or relevant. Its worth celebrating.

  8. One of my favorite musician, cant forget Oleku by ice prince, nice one he really deserve it. Congrats to you my man

  9. I have always adore this guy rapping and keeps me scaling through whenever I listen to it…congratulation boss…

  10. Congratulations to Ice Prince for getting the number one spot in the most streamed African rapper list with 19 million streams and 1 million hours listening this year. This is indeed the reward of hardwork. Keep it up.

  11. ice prince is a goal, congratulation, you are a real man, i know that is just the starting point, more success await your ways

  12. It’s good being consistent in whatever you’re good in, kudos brother. That shows you’re still working hard to be at the top. More grace, no distractions. Enjoy.

  13. Good news! Congratulations Ice Prince. Yahoo boys should look up to guys like this and hope that growing and making it in a marked country is still very possible

  14. To become great is not easy. Congratulations to him for the success. He should not rest on his oars, he can do more next year

  15. Congratulations ice prince zamani. Judging from how you started , you have really done well for yourself.

  16. that’s nice. Congratulations to him. His name does not make much waves but he is doing good for himself

  17. I enjoy reading his biography. See how the stories went. So good. Congratulations to Panshak Zamani aka Iceprince.

  18. Am not surprised he came first,his such a unique singer with great qualities and has standard Weldon ice prince on this one

  19. Yes, they feeling the boy they feeling they feeling the boy Yea… Ice is the man. I became a fan since his Oleku days furthermore to when he won several Headies to the BET. Congratulations man. More achievable success

  20. Congrats. I’ve always loved your songs..a rapper with a difference. Well merited award keep it up

  21. Congratulations to our own artist ice prince. It shows how good you are in what you do and how good your music sounds. That’s why it was listened to greatly. What a great way to end the year and is a motivation to keep working hard.

  22. Congratulations to him though I didn’t see or hear any thing from him through this year,I guess his investment is speaking for him.

  23. Big up to Ice prince for attaining another achievement in life. He’s always been my man most especially his style of dressing usually leave fans spell bound.

  24. It has always shown that the best is yet to be seen in Nigeria’s music industry, a big congratulations to Ice Pr

  25. Congrats Ice Prince am happy for u, more greater success. It z well. Continue to wax strong in ur profession.

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