K16 – Tribute To The South EP

In our article about Nigerian rap in the 1980′s and early 90′s published last year, Emphasis were mentioned. One of them, the artist formerly known as Mouth MC, is making a comeback as…


Fecko – First Impression EP

It’s no secret that the African hip hop forums in the past ten-plus years has been an international breeding ground of talent. Think of two volumes of African hip hop mixtapes, initiated and…


AQ – Wahala Dey

Nigerian rapper AQ, born as Gilbert Ubani, got initiated into the world of hip-hop in secondary school after hearing classic songs from Biggie, Jay-z, and Rakim. He started rapping professionally in 1998. After…


AfricanHipHop Mixtape – The Sequel (2009)

Almost a year in the making, here is The Sequel, the second mixtape created entirely by members of the forums. The first collection, called ‘Africanhiphop: the Naija chapter’ (2007) gained a lot…


B-elect (Thoroughbreds): new single Bangingz

Bright Andrew Igho a.ka. B-elect a.k.a. the Clean Rapper is a member of Nigeria’s foremost rap crew, Thoroughbreds. Founder of the crew along with Illbliss a.ka. That Ibo Boy, he has been involved…


Rock the Mic volume 1 mixtape

Rock The Mic Vol. 1 is a classic compilation first released in 2005 of hip-hop music from Lomé, Togo, and Cotonou, Benin on the Asrafo Records label. Featured on the compilation are MC’s…

40 winks

M.anifest and 40 winks

Here is a collabo by M dot [M.anifest] and 40 winks [padmo and weedy] that came out in 2007. 40 Winks is an instrumental hip hop group made up of two producers from…

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