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Gabao Hip Hop Awards 2012: the winners

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Another anniversary this year (the other one being 15 years Africanhiphop.com): our friends from Afrik’Aktion in Libreville, Gabon celebrate the tenth edition of their Gabao Festival. The annual gathering with a heavy focus on hip hop from Gabon, the Central African region and international guests has grown from a small...

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Jazz Mama

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Africa in the Picture, the annual African film festival, has returned to Amsterdam with insightful movies, speakers, talks and people. Africanhiphop.com attended the debate Congo x Amsterdam: celebrating the courage of women, a live debate beyond victimisation of Congolese women, set in two different worlds, Amsterdam and Goma (Congo)....

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Afrikaaps: hip hopera and documentary

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Our favorite destination in the Netherlands in the coming week is the theatre as the Afrikaaps ‘hip hopera’ is touring different cities. The cast is made up of heavyweights in South African hip hop: Jitsvinger, Blaq Pearl, Bliksemstraal, Moenier Adams, Jethro Louw, Emile Jansen, Kyle Shepherd and Shane Cooper....

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Live at home with Baloji

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If you couldn’t make it to last month’s edition of our annual Doin’ it in the Park festival, you missed out on an amazing gig by Baloji and his Orchestre de la Katuba. Fortunately there’s MTV Iggy. The web-only channel, which to us is the coolest MTV incarnation since...

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Watch the Throne turn Purple

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'Watch the throne' is barely out but Jay-Z and Kanye got the world talking about their much awaited collabo, and by now it seems like most people downloaded a leaked copy that was shared on forums and torrent sites. This download included the cd booklet which mentions all the...

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Doin' it in the Park with Baloji & Secousse

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Africanhiphop.com & Tolhuistuin present the third edition of our annual festival Doin' it in the Park 2011. Sunday August 28 (afternoon/evening) it's going down in Tolhuistuin (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) with Baloji & l'orchestre de la Katuba, Secousse, dj Threesixty, Afro Som Sistema & many more!! Don't miss - join...

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