Sham Pain

Sham Pain – Hatin’ On My Swagg

US based Nigerian Rapper Sham Pain teams up with Joey Plus – @JoeyPlus who has been on the #JoeyTunesDay Twitter Music campaign after mentoring the winning STAR QUEST band, B.E.A.T. ‘Hatin’ on my…


Modenine & Tuface – We dey vex

While awaiting the 2010 album by Modenine, the lyrical genius surprised us with a track off the album featuring Tuface Idibia. Says Modenine: “We dey vex ft Tuface has no real subject matter,…


Teckzilla, Rae (Str8 Buttah) & Fecko

Just in: a fresh new track involving Teckzilla & Rae from Str8Buttah and Fecko, all African hip hop forum regulars from Nigeria. Play it loud!


JJC – We are Africans

Remember JJC, the UK dwelling Nigerian producer of Big Brovaz fame? A couple of years back he released a solo effort ‘Atide’, then became presenter of BBC 1Xtra’s African show (currently hosted by…


Fresh ya Shamba to Arusha

Today we’ll be taking the Fresh ya Shamba coach liner from Dar es Salaam (Tanzania’s economic and media capital) to Arusha in the northern part of Tanzania. Listen to new tracks and watch a video by JCB, Stopa and Nako 2 Nako!


Kama – Can’t you see (exclusive)

You may have read & listened to our recent update on Kalamashaka (Kenya) and group member Kama’s recent studio sessions. The first results have started to leak – by way of the producers…


Bb – Mo Badd

The music industry in Nigeria is undoubtedly experiencing a revolution, growing in leaps and bounds. A few years ago deejays only played foreign songs. That definitely has changed: playing a song that is…


Bunny Mack – Let Me Love You (Wale remix)

Coming to us through the 24/7 buzz of Twitter, here’s a new (and as yet unmixed) demo track by Wale in which he pays homage to the time where his parents dragged him…


A new Zimbabwe Legit posse cut (listen!)

African hip hop pioneers Zimbabwe Legit surprised with a pan-African posse cut on their album ‘House of Stone’. Now they’re back with a new multi emcee cut. For now an exclusive spin here…

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