"hip hop" tag

Full Concert Video from Senegal’s Keur Gui

Revolutionary Senegalese hip hop group Keur Gui (founding members of the now famous grassroots organization Y’En A Marre) performed in the US at the 2013 Trinity College International Hip Hop Festival, the only…

Dj Boo - Home mixtape

HOME (the Mixtape), released August 15

“Home is that peace of mind, the rays of sunshine / will go to war with any anybody trying to take mine.” –StaHHr Ever-pushing boundaries within the hip hop mixtape tradition, Nomadic Wax…

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Swaghili, Tanzania special and a beats excursion: African hip hop radio May & June 2013

Pic: the fast changing city scape of Dar es Salaam, where the city is turning into a forest of high rise buildings (photo by J4) African hip hop radio – broadcasting via the…

Nomadic Wax freestyle

International Hip Hop Cipher video from Nomadic Wax

Nomadic Wax just dropped this cipher video from out their video archive crates. From a concert in Boston back in 2010, this cipher is pretty stacked. Nomadic Wax’s Dj Boo holding it down…

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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Shad at Manifesto

Shad, real name Shadrach Kabango, was born in Kenya to Rwandan parents and is a bright, up-and-coming emcee from the city of London, Ontario (Canada). Early last summer our reporter Ado went to…

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