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Dikembe music video

Dikembe music video by Blitz the Ambassador, shot in Morocco

The first single off Blitz’ ‘The Warm Up EP’, set for release in August, ‘Dikembe’ came out in May and was well received around the world. We already reported about a video in…

kimya

Kimya – Sisi ni hip hop (video) – boombap from Kenya

Latest single by Kenya’s Kimya, the anthem ‘Sisi ni hip hop’ (we are hip hop). Check out his official website and free downloads of some of his songs at Mdundo.com.

dar

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…

Camp Mulla x M.anifest

Camp Mulla & M.Anifest – All In and other pan-African collabos

You probably know that Africanhiphop.com wholeheartedly supports pan-African collaborations. Luckily the multi national mixtapes that were born inside our forums are no longer the only works that combine emcees across the map. A…

Zavara aka Rhymson

Africa United: The 8th International Hip Hop Festival

Words: Seth Markle Photos: Seth Markle & Mejah Mbuya The 8th annual international hip hop festival was held at Trinity College from April 4-7, 2013.  It was one of the most successful festivals…

Tendai Baba Maraire

Zimbabwe independence day 2013: Chimurenga Renaissance’s Boom video

On the occasion of Zimbabwe’s 33rd independence day, here’s the latest video by Chimurenga Renaissance aka Tendai ‘Baba’ Maraire who’s also known as a member of Shabazz Palaces. Tendai gives an alternative report…

Mbira

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…

chullage

Chullage – R.A.P. video and free EP download

A new video for ‘R.A.P.’ by Cape Verdean – Portuguese emcee Chullage. The song is a single taken from his latest EP ‘Rapressão’ which was released last year as a free download from…

ukoo

Kenya to the polls: Ukoo Flani – Demonocrasy video

The mighty Ukoo Flani MauMau, Kenya’s hip hop crew spread across different regions and cities, are working on a new album which should come out later this year. On the occasion of Kenyan…

SKIFF 2010

Artists in eastern Congo operating outside the NGO realm

Talent competition at SKIFF 2010 (photo by Thomas Gesthuizen) In December last year, the city of Goma in eastern Congo (map) was world news once again as rebels held the city hostage for…

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