Mixtapes
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DJ Gioumanne’s Afro Cosmic Club Volume 2 with extended liner notes

In 2011 we released ‘Afro Cosmic Club‘, a mix by Dj Gioumanne (aka J4, editor of Africanhiphop.com) which got ’nuff praise from different angles. The hour-long journey through African and African inspired music…

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Mixtape Release: World Hip Hop Women – From The Sound Up

Hip Hop Culture is nearing its fourth decade of existence. Throughout those 40 years, main stream hip hop music has tended to be male dominated, with some notable exceptions. Despite what we might…

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Dj Muro’s Digot mix: Japanese King of Diggin in Africa

Dj Muro is one of Japan’s most prolific and well respected hip hop artists. A producer, a dj and a digger for obscure breaks and samples, he’s been active since the late 80s…

Mixtape dedicated to Bourba Jollof (Sen Kumpe)

[En Francais un peu plus bas] Nomadic Wax put together this little mix for OkayAfrica’s ‘Africa In Your Earbuds‘ series. Mixed by Nomadic Wax’s Creative Director Magee, this is what he wrote about…

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Afrique 3D by dj Boula One – Slick Rick living the highlife

When we saw the announcement for Boula One’s upcoming recording project, his name rang a bell. Indeed a few years ago, the French producer – also releasing projects under the Ben Bella Jazz…

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Africa Samples mix by Weareblind

Paris based creative collective Weareblind may be a new name to us, but they have already created buzz in the past years doing videos for Nike’s We Run Paris campaign, working with Stussy…

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Audio Documentary: Hip Hop & Immigration in Italy

Together with Dj Nio (Zero Plastica), Nomadic Wax co-produced and recently released this mini audio documentary mixtape that explores the experience of African immigrants in Italy. This topic has raised significant controversy in recent…

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Brotha Onaci presents Radiant Souls mixtape volume 2

All the way from Philadelphia, USA is Brotha Onaci whose mixes we have been checking out over the past months. Through events like the Sonic Diaspora parties (started out in Chicago and soon coming…

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Mixtape: Afro Cosmic Club con dj Gioumanne

In the past few years, many African music gems from the 1970′s have been dug up and reissued on the international (often: western) market. Even the most obscure recordings and unreleased tapes have…

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AfricanHipHop Mixtape – The Sequel (2009)

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

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