A dentist and budding rapper, Cherry Ozoalor, aka Cherry Entafield (Queen of Grillz), has stated that there is gender imbalance in the Nigerian music industry.
Cherry, who made her debut in the industry 4 years ago, said, “At this stage of my career, I am dealing with the challenge of gender imbalance as a girl rapper. Male hip hop artistes typically get aid faster than their lady counterparts like me.
“The level of encouragement given to lady artistes is low, compared to what male artistes enjoy. I will like to see adjustments in these areas, as properly as an enchancment in the royalty series mechanism in vicinity to higher the welfare of artistes.”
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The rapper, whose song, ‘Ogbon (Monster Mind)’, loved favourable airplay after it was launched in late 2021, additionally cited that she is looking ahead to working with different artistes, such as Olamide, Zinoleesky and Bella Shmurda.
Asked to listing the highlights of her career, Cherry noted that she had a great time performing in other African countries, inclusive of Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda. She also noted that she was currently working on a new track that would be launched soon. This is even as she collaborated with some other artistes, such as C-Black of Marlian Music.
A graduate of the University of Ibadan, Cherry describes herself as ‘an afro hip hop lady
rapper with unique artistic dexterity, vivacity, voracity and ingenious tenacity’.