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DJ Gioumanne’s Afro Cosmic Club Volume 2 with extended liner notes

In 2011 we released ‘Afro Cosmic Club‘, a mix by Dj Gioumanne (aka J4, editor of Africanhiphop.com) which got ’nuff praise from different angles. The hour-long journey through African and African inspired music…

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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…

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 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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Africa Samples mix by Weareblind

Paris based creative collective Weareblind may be a new name to us, but they have already created buzz in the past years doing videos for Nike’s We Run Paris campaign, working with Stussy…

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Senerap 99: a Senegalese hip hop mixtape from 1999

The first mixtape in our Fifteen Years Africanhiphop.com series is also one of the first full-length mixes we uploaded to the web back in 1999 under the flag of ‘Rumba-Kali African Hip Hop…

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Brotha Onaci presents Radiant Souls mixtape volume 2

All the way from Philadelphia, USA is Brotha Onaci whose mixes we have been checking out over the past months. Through events like the Sonic Diaspora parties (started out in Chicago and soon coming…

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Rock the Mic volume 1 mixtape

Rock The Mic Vol. 1 is a classic compilation first released in 2005 of hip-hop music from Lomé, Togo, and Cotonou, Benin on the Asrafo Records label. Featured on the compilation are MC’s…

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