Following months of stiff scrutiny, Rapper Fecko emerged the grand winner of the Bring Back The Mic talent competition.
Ifeanyi Fecko Ibegbunam, who is a super talented rapper was facing 18 Semi-finalists, from 1200 contestants, from which various acts from all over Africa who included Yung Pabi, Nubuke and Mohawudu from Ghana, Steph, Ramsoh Latinho and Pr3mium from Kenya, Monstor, Lionkklash and Emmanuel from Mauritius, Richie Rich, Angelina Belle from Nigeria, Rwanda’s Muntu 621, Lil K HPB and Ardelad, alongside Black Psalmist , Zulu Trash and MaLaCo from South Africa.
Emerging the victor among 6 finalists, Fecko scooped a $25,000 award on top of an all-paid vacation trip to Rwanda.
“The competition has been an incredible one. I have been waiting for a platform like this all my life and I am glad it came to the motherland. I’m particularly delighted that I could share my story and artistry with the rest of the world and also connect with other talented African artists. The Mic: Africa lends credence to the fact that Africa is the future~Fecko
Rwanda’s Mural Artist Muntu 621 emerged the winners of Fans Favorite Award, hence walking away with $10,000.
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