“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 Page The SUPER MC series was inspired by an interview that Nomadic Wax’s creative team had...
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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 in our ciphers. This cipher features artists from Cuba, Haiti, Senegal and USA. Host: Self Suffice...
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 the infinite shadness‘ and ‘the spring up’ to keep his fans entertained while he works...
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 ciphers. This Day #1 (Friday) cipher features artists from the DRC, Mozambique, Senegal, USA, Canada, Iraq,...
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. It is a conversation starter to the double album release, which will come out on May...
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 the project: On New Years Day 2012, Nomadic Wax celebrated its 10th anniversary, a number increasingly...
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 Washington DC, we of course had to bring in DC heavyweight Flex Mathews. Artists featured: Flex...
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 time before movements like Magamba Network’s Shoko Festival and the Book Cafe’s regular events are going...
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