For those not acquainted with Gabriel Teodros, I’ll bring you up to speed. He is a community-engaged talented hip hop artist and members of the groups Abyssinian Creole and CopperWire. He has several solo and collaborative albums under his belt including Lovework, Colored People’s Time Machine, Sexy Beast and Earthbound, just to name a few.
Herbert Schwamborn a.k.a Metaphysics is credited for being one of the pioneers of hip hop in Zimbabwe. He has been in various hip hop groups such as Lethal language, A Peace of Ebony, Kataklizim and the current Söhne Mannheims which is among Germany’s most successful groups. Metaphysics is not only an Mc but also an activist; based in Germany, he…[Read more]
“I dreamed about making this album. To make an album with someone who spoke the languages of Ethiopian music as fluently as Hip Hop was perhaps as important to me as actually going to Ethiopia for the first time.
Children Of The Dragon was created in the Washington, DC area (aka Ethiopia’s 2nd Capitol) mostly in a small office studio (that had…[Read more]
Three years ago I got the chance to speak to Rwandan-Canadian emcee Shad at Manifesto, the interview you can view here. Since his last album (TSOL), Shad has worked on a couple of releases such as ‘melancholy and […]
Blitz gives his fans a teasing trailer to his upcoming mixtape set to be released next month.The mixtape will be available for free and will feature Nneka, 20Syl (C2C), Ty, Sarkodie and Emicida.Stay tuned.
Say’hu is a Gambian American rapper Emerging from Charlotte, NC. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia but raised on the smiling coast of Africa. His music stresses the issues of capitalism, poverty, and war and is […]
‘African in New York’ is a new song from Blitz The Ambassador forthcoming EP entitled The Warm Up. The song chronicles the colorful immigrant life in NYC from an African perspective from the Bootleggers on Canal […]
KHK (Kids Help Kids) is an after school program that teaches humanity through hip hop and offers hope and opportunity to children in some of the world’s most destitute places. The main purpose of the project is […]
Dikembe is the first single off Blitz the Ambassador’s forthcoming album “Afropolitan Dreams” which is inspired by one of NBA’s greatest defensive players. Look out for the official video in the works and […]
Gabriel Teodros is a hip hop artist and a member of the groups Abyssinian Creole and CopperWire. He is of Ethiopian, Scottish, Irish & Native American descent, and was raised on Beacon Hill, Seattle, Washington. […]
Leggezin Fin is an emcee and producer from Angola. He began his musical career during his stay in Coimbra, Portugal where he became a member of the group Acropole. During his educational studies in Los […]
Herbert Schwamborn a.k.a Metaphysics is credited for being one of the pioneers of hip hop in Zimbabwe. Based in Germany and with frequent visits back to the motherland, last month he was at a diamond conference […]
Live & Aflame Sessions is an inspired live revisit of Akua Naru’s debut album ‘The Journey Aflame’ which was recorded in Cologne, Germany. In addition there are live videos for every song which can be viewed on […]
Sifiso Sudan is a South African MC whose music career began as an intern at EMI New York where he met D’Angelo and produced remixes that caught the ear of Van Gibbs. Sudan was sent to intern for Eric Sermon and […]
Good news from Dakar. Duggy Tee, the ‘other half’ of Senegalese hip hop duo Positive Black Soul (PBS) is back. The emcee/singer whose career in hip hop spans over twenty years disappeared from the spotlights […]
Senegalese singer Meta Dia grew up in Dakar listening to Gregory Isaacs, Bob Marley, James Brown and Senegalese traditional music on the radio. At a very young age he discovered his desire to be a musician, and […]