Ghanaian rapper and producer EL has been announced as the new presenter for the BBC Radio 1xtra “Xtra Talent” show, which will see the artist hijack the airwaves of the popular radio station throughout May.

The rapper, who has five nominations at this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, will takeover the last hour of DJ Edu’s Destination Africa with Xtra Talent show and play a selection of the hottest Afrobeats music.

He has become the first Ghanaian-based artist to feature on the show with previous guest hosts including UK-based Afrobeats artists Fuse ODG, Mista Silva and DJ Sef Kombo.

EL will be hosting Destination Africa with Xtra Talent on BBC 1Xtra every Sunday night in May from 12am to 1am.