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

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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…


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…


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…

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Daara J Family – Celebrate video revives the days after independence

Brand new video to ‘Celebrate’, one of the most catchy tunes off Daara J Family’s 2010 album ‘School of life’. Like the twist-inspired composition, the video is a throwback to the stylish dances…


Blakk Rasta featuring Jah Amber – Our Africa video

Another big tune from reggae artist Blakk Rasta (Ghana). The song has been around since July last year but the video was premiered today on tv in Ghana, and now on Youtube. With…

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An African Hip Hop Cipher

Here is a fun one for you all: a little improptu cipher featuring heads from Benin, Djibouti, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, and Swaziland, and, since it took place in…


Mc Cane Babu – Byantukako

From the underground of Ugandan hip hop comes this video by MC Cane Babu with Young Starz Basagalamanya Squad. This is his first video, shot by Dutch director Jurre de Beer in Ntinda,…


Sylvester ft Lady Slyke & Skinnie – Weyise Bulungi

We love East African collabos, and here’s one between betmaker Eric ‘Onasis’ Omondi and Ugandan emcees Sylvester, Lady Slyke and Skinnie. You may remember Sylvester from his work with Abramz (the UG hip…


Camp Mulla – Hold it down video shot in Nairobi’s CBD

A new video from Kenya by Camp Mulla for their ‘Hold it down’ single, a tribute to their city. If you set foot in Nairobi’s city center (CBD) you’ll agree that closing down…

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