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African twerking and the Sauti za Busara festival – African hip hop radio Jan 2014

The January edition of African hip hop radio kicks off with a couple of real hip hop bangers, female artist L-Ness from Kenya sets the tone with two tracks from her Gal Power…

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Boom Africa! African Hip Hop Radio December 2013

It’s the last African Hip Hop Radio show of the year already, and indeed 2013 went by without us paying attention to the fact that the show has been in existence for 15…

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Felebrating William Onyeabor with African Hip Hop Radio (October/November 2013)

After a short hiatus in September during which J4 spent some time in Tanzania and Amal prepared her office for the winter months, the African Hip Hop Radio team is back in Amsterdam’s…

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Banchikicha! African hip hop radio August 2013

In the August edition of African hip hop radio, your hosts Amal and J4 do what they do best – find the best grooves of today and days gone by, play them out…

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Summer Jammin’ with African Hip Hop Radio

Photo: Kenyan rare grooves by the Mighty Cavaliers (anyone who can help us to a copy on vinyl, let us know) The sun is out in Europe and Amsterdam’s red light district is…

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Swaghili, Tanzania special and a beats excursion: African hip hop radio May & June 2013

Pic: the fast changing city scape of Dar es Salaam, where the city is turning into a forest of high rise buildings (photo by J4) African hip hop radio – broadcasting via the…

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African hip hop radio presents: Excursions on the Mbira

Little known to many of today’s African hip hop producers and other heads, percussion is not the only sound linked to the motherland that has been used on prominent productions throughout the history…

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Bassline Junkie: African hip hop radio February 2013

The bassline junkies are back in the studio. Amal returned from a sabbatical stay in Berlin (Germany) and J4 spent a few weeks in Kenya and Tanzania. After the hiatus, their playlist is…

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Matador from Senegal presents his new album in African hip hop radio

Matador, one of Senegal’s hip hop pioneers and a member of Wa BMG44, has been working on his second solo album for quite some time, even traveling to Europe two years ago to…

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African hip hop radio with Chief Boima

After last month’s afro cosmic disco funk special with Dj Gioumanne, African hip hop radio is back with the October edition filled with new joints, exclusives and another guest mix. We were joined…

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