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Super MC’s Vol 2: Bilingual Hip Hop

“The SUPER MC is the one that can spit in more than two languages… American rappers can’t compete with that!” – Chuck D (Public Enemy) Get the track from the Nomadic Wax Bandcamp…

New Cipher Video with Keur Gui, Las Krudas, and others

At the Trinity International Hip-Hop Festival, we are lucky enough to gather top MCs from around the world. At the 8th annual, 2013 edition of the festival, we captured groups of these MCs…

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Shad: Stylin ✖ Flying Colours

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…

GlobalCiphers: Trinity Festival 2012

#GlobalCiphers: Trinity Festival 2012

Hip hop artists from around the world gathered at the Trinity International Hip-Hop Festival 2012 (also see our write-up about the 2013 edition). Nomadic Wax was there to capture them in two epic…

New Video from Outspoken (Zimbabwe)

Zimbabwe emcee Outspoken just dropped a new music video for his group ‘Outspoken & The Essence.’ This track is an introduction to Outspoken & The Essence and the group’s own interpretation of hip-hop….

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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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…

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An Introduction to Zimbabwean Hip Hop

This just in from Nomadic Wax: The hip hop scene in Zimbabwe is fierce, and also heavily slept on. Overshadowed by the scenes in its neighboring countries, it is only a matter of…

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