fbpx
Connect with us

Executive Voice

$pacely Cements His Spot As Trap Royalty With “Keanu”, his much Anticipated Sophomore EP

Genre-bending musician $pacely who is part of the popular Ghanaian music collective La Meme Gang finally releases “Keanu”, his much anticipated second official compilation project.

Popularly known by the nicknames “King of Adlibs” and “Trap Lord”, $pacely’s newly released self-titled project is centered around another one of his many aliases: “Keanu”, inspired by iconic Canadian lead actor of the “Matrix Trilogy” Keanu Reeves. This moniker came to life when he released ‘Digit$’ in 2017. On the cover art for the song, $pacely is pictured inside the Matrix Digital rain (also known as the Matrix code or the green rain).

Although $pacely was born in Accra, Ghana, he spent most of his formative years in Geneva-Switzerland. This phase of his life played a huge role in his musical career and it is very evident in his new Trap Tape- “Keanu”. Living in Switzerland influenced his sonic approach to making music. He got exposed to a myriad of cross-cultural influences that has helped him shape his own distinctive experimental multi-lingual sound, which seeks to fuse indigenous African sounds with various elements of urban music.

Speaking to Philip Edusei of Unorthodox Reviews, $pacely described his latest extended play as an embodiment of growth, wins, setbacks, and a general outlook on life and its pleasures. Paying homage to his Swiss upbringing, the project is exceptionally heavy with French influences, spotting features from francophone rappers Cyano Gene and Green Nagasaki, with production credits going to Geneva-based record producer KLP.

The other featured acts on the 9-track project include fellow La Meme Gang member Kiddblack, Kwaku DMC, and Kawabanga from the Asakaa Kumerica stables, and Labadi Music label mate Dani Draco, Pappy Kojo, Okese1, and Sabes. With additional production credits going to Stratos, Grammy Award-Winning producer Telz from Nigeria, and Ghana’s very own Kuvie, Moor Sound, Almighty Trei, and Kenshxn.

With this body of work, the Labadi music main man is looking to break boundaries and leap into the next chapter of his already glowing music career. $pacely’s “Keanu” is a sequel to the 2019 released “Fine$$e or Be Fine$$ed”, a project which had much more sonic diversity compared to “Keanu”.

Over the years, $pacely has proven to be a force to be reckoned with. $pacely has gone on to headline his own annual concert MerchMania twice already and is currently spearheading a new wave of Accra-based musical and creative talents such as Dani Draco, Asi Renie, Shabazz, and Tafo Arabi under his Labadi Music imprint.

Stream $pacely’s “Keanu” below:

https://open.spotify.com/album/4wwwyRmG33Mp4ZYeXqXY02

I've been a professional writer for 7 years. I cover an array of topics from finance to music. Take a read!

New Videos

Top 3 NFTs

Mindset

Most Disruptive

Recent Stories

Trending


Copyright © 2022 Disrupt ™ Magazine is a Minority Owned Privately Held Company - Disrupt ™ was founder by Puerto Rican serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Delgado who is on a mission to transform Latin America using the power of education and entrepreneurship.

Disrupt ™ Magazine
151 Calle San Francisco
Suite 200
San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00901

Disrupt Magazine invites voices from many diverse walks of life to share their perspectives on our contributor platform. We are big believers in freedom of speech and while we do enforce our community guidelines, we do not actively censor stories on our platform because we want to give our contributors the freedom to express their opinions. Articles are not commissioned by our editorial team, and opinions expressed by our community contributors do not reflect the opinions of Disrupt or its employees.
We are committed to fighting the spread of misinformation online so if you feel an article on our platform goes against our community guidelines or contains false information, we do encourage you to report it. We need your help to fight the spread of misinformation. For more information please visit our Contributor Guidelines available here.


Disrupt ™ is the voice of latino entrepreneurs around the world. We are part of a movement to increase diversity in the technology industry and we are focused on using entrepreneurship to grow new economies in underserved communities both here in Puerto Rico and throughout Latin America. We enable millennials to become what they want to become in life by learning new skills and leveraging the power of the digital economy. We are living proof that all you need to succeed in this new economy is a landing page and a dream. Disrupt tells the stories of the world top entrepreneurs, developers, creators, and digital marketers and help empower them to teach others the skills they used to grow their careers, chase their passions and create financial freedom for themselves, their families, and their lives, all while living out their true purpose. We recognize the fact that most young people are opting to skip college in exchange for entrepreneurship and real-life experience. Disrupt Magazine was designed to give the world a taste of that.