After cancelling its 2016 edition, East Africa's premier musical festival returns in 2017. Amira Ali spoke with festival director Yusuf Mahmoud about the challenges, goals and plans for the new year.
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Metro54 & Africanhiphop.com present Boom Africa: Baloji, Kalaf, Gery Mendes (GMB) and Okmalumkoolkat record and perform together
This month, Amsterdam’s Metro54 festival teams up with Africanhiphop.com in Boom Africa, a recording and performing project bringing together four major names from the African and diaspora hip hop and dance scenes. Baloji, Kalaf, Gery Mendes (GMB) and Okmalumkoolkat will join in Amsterdam’s Red Bull studio to compose new...
Another anniversary this year (the other one being 15 years Africanhiphop.com): our friends from Afrik’Aktion in Libreville, Gabon celebrate the tenth edition of their Gabao Festival. The annual gathering with a heavy focus on hip hop from Gabon, the Central African region and international guests has grown from a small...
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