Author Archive for: onerebelgun

Gabriel Teodros – Mind Power

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Gabriel Teodros is a hip hop artist and a member of the groups Abyssinian Creole and CopperWire. He is of Ethiopian, Scottish, Irish & Native American descent, and was raised on Beacon Hill, Seattle, Washington. Teodros’ music is determined by a social consciousness that tackles issues such as sexism,...

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Leggezin Fin

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  Leggezin Fin is an emcee and producer from  Angola. He began his musical career during his stay in Coimbra, Portugal where he became a member of the group Acropole. During his educational studies in Los Angeles, he opened a label, Maggnata Productions

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Metaphysics talks diamonds

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Herbert Schwamborn a.k.a Metaphysics is credited for being one of the pioneers of hip hop in Zimbabwe. Based in Germany and with frequent visits back to the motherland, last month he was at a diamond conference held  at the Victoria falls in Zimbabwe. For those not acquainted with the...

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Fokn Bois – Brkn Lngwjz

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photo by Matilda Egere-Cooper The Ghanian pidgin rap duo Fokn Bois, which consists of  Wanlov da kubolor and M3nsa, recently released a video entitled Brkn Lngwjz (broken languages). The video portrays both MCs trading back and forth lyrics in the streets of Accra and show you why they are...

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Duggy Tee & Baaba Maal – Fulani

Good news from Dakar. Duggy Tee, the ‘other half’ of Senegalese hip hop duo Positive Black Soul (PBS) is back. The emcee/singer whose career in hip hop spans over twenty years disappeared from the spotlights somewhere after the release of PBS’ last international album ‘Run Cool’ in 2001. In...

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Meta Dia

Senegalese singer Meta Dia grew up in Dakar listening to Gregory Isaacs, Bob Marley, James Brown and Senegalese traditional music on the radio. At a very young age he discovered his desire to be a musician, and over the next several years he nurtured his love and true appreciation...

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