If we’re going by survey in a global data board many producers are good musicians and the best music artists are producers or know about music production, beat making, and sound engineering. Many of the world’s renowned music superstars are producers and for many reasons could account for this. Firstly for the fact that you’re making beats that synchronize with your style of music since you have a mastery of your sound better than another and secondly for the fact that music is a thing of passion that goes just beyond composing music but also creating magic for others. So after careful follow up these are the Top 5 Cameroonian producers who are popular musicians and also very good at it.
5- Sango Edi
Edi Mesumbe M popularly known as Sango Edi is a Cameroonian producer and beatmaker under the pseudonym and producer name DraeBoi. He’s also currently signed as an artist under the label RETAMusic, over the years he’s been very instrumental in putting his signature on many of the songs the industry has recorded as hit songs. Aside from the amazing soothing vocals, he’s also a good lyricist and songwriter. Sango Edi is the Co-founder of Thee 808 Nation record label. Edi Le Drae has a very rich music CV working under the mentorship of big names like Salatiel, Don Jazzy, Korede Bello, and Locko. He’s produced songs for the likes of Nabila, Crispy don dada, Brianna Lesly, and many other emerging acts like Forbin Audrey of RETA Music.Edi Le Drae has released so many singles, features, and an EP. He deserves to be in the countdown of our Top 5 most prolific producers who double as a singer.
4- Blaise B
Blaise B popularly known as Blaise B is his artistic name goes under the producer name Akwandor which is also his self-created Label Alwandor Empire. Blaise is also one of Cameroon’s Ace producers who doubles as a musician and is good at that. He has a magical voice with an amazing pen game. He was formally in a collaborative partnership with Alpha Better Records before they went separate was. Blaise B has served the industry with mindblowing songs over the years and also has an upper hand in the production of the good songs the industry is proud to have had in the yesteryears and recent times. Having written for artists like Mr. Leo. He is one of Cameroon’s finest vocalists going by vocals.
3 – PhiBill
Diyani Bill Mulenge popularly known as PhillBill former member of the music duo Ridimz goes under producer pseudonym Shaba, which operates under the label Shaba Music Inc. Phillbill is not only one of Cameroon’s Ace sound engineers with a production prowess that stands out he’s also a very good vocalist, soloist, and hitmaker. PhillBill is responsible for a cross-section of the hit songs the industry has recorded within the half of the last decade, not only for other artists but his artistry as a musician too is on fire too. SHABASICO when as Ridimz, Le Clé as PhillBill, then about to drop another amazing piece under the self-created genre AFROBIKOSSA which is a blend of Cameroonian indigenous music sounds. Phillbill songs have been crossing boundaries to neighboring countries like Ivory Coats where he has had shows too and songs represented on international stages. Her holding the mantle for creating a 100% Cameroonian sound which breathes originality and cultural identity.
Ndukong Godlove Nfor popularly known as Jovi and producer name Le Monstre is a sound engineer, songwriter, and rapper. Jovi is CEO of the label New Bell Music, a house to international hitmaker Renniss, and formal label mates Pascal, Tilla, Tata, Shey, and Lor. Jovi still holds the position as Cameroon’s best rapper as ordained by many music analysts in the industry for not only creating a style called “Mboko” but for staying true to it placing African Cameroonian rap on the scene. Jovi’s production game is quite different from other producers which makes his releases unpredictable. Jovi has the richest discography as rapper in Cameroon and is amongst the Top 3 in Africa with the highest released songs in Africa. Jovi has 4 albums, 10 Eps and 1 mixtape and his music and rap style has stayed original.
Salatiel Livenja Bessong popularly known as Salatiel goes under the producer name High Man General and is the owner and founder of the record label Alpha Better Records former house to artists like Mr. Leo, Blaise B, and Askia. Salatiel has been for a long time a producer creating magic for so many artists around the industry cutting across the upcoming and established ones. In between that period, he was releasing a couple of singles without full dedication before he came into the game with force-dropping tracks back to back and then an album Africa Represented to seal the deal. Salatiel breathes music and is an epitome of talent, he understands music to the core, and his lyrics, his melodies, and his instrumentation are all in harmony and excellently synchronize. Salatiel had the opportunity to feature on Beyoncé’s album THE GIFT on the track Water ft Pharell Williams. Salitiel’s label is home to many hit songs and good music.
These are just a few handpicked producers who equally doing good music as singers and a topping too. Cameroon is proud to have many sound engineers away from these who equally produce good music, producers who also singers like Oken, Slimbeatz, Mr. Elad, Abztrumental, I.V.O, Mccoy TWAP, Dijay Cliff, Sanctum Pazzo and a host of others.