E.L Ghana’s top 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 2013.

The hottest rapper currently with 5 nominations at the upcoming Vodafone Ghana Music awards is set to takeover the last hour of DJ Edu’s highly rated show, Destination Africa with Xtra Talent, playing a selection of the hottest Afrobeats.

Just a week after being verified on Twitter, EL becomes the first Ghanaian based artist to be on such platform to play his favourite Afrobeat tracks and also to interact with his fans in the UK and around the world. Previous talents on the show include UK based Afrobeats artists Fuse ODG,  Mista Silva and DJ Sef Kombo.

E.L will be taking over the show every Sunday night from 0100-0200 BST (12am – 1am GMT). The show will be available to listen again for the next seven days after broadcast on BBC iplayer or via www.bbc.co.uk/1xtra where it will be available for 30 days after transmission.