Archive for category: News

Gabao Hip Hop Awards 2012: the winners

Another anniversary this year (the other one being 15 years 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...

Continue reading

Jazz Mama

Africa in the Picture, the annual African film festival, has returned to Amsterdam with insightful movies, speakers, talks and people. 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)....

Continue reading

Afrikaaps: hip hopera and documentary

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....

Continue reading

Live at home with Baloji

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...

Continue reading

Watch the Throne turn Purple

'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...

Continue reading

©2017, the foundation of African hip hop on the web since 1997

Yes No

Log in with your credentials


Forgot your details?

Create Account