Indeed this space in recent months has become like a permanent stream of news about Blitz, a ‘blizzard’ of quality releases so to say, and we just had to support the man in his non-stop journey towards greatness. Then, in anticipation of his ‘Warm Up EP’, to drop this...
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You probably know that Africanhiphop.com wholeheartedly supports pan-African collaborations. Luckily the multi national mixtapes that were born inside our forums are no longer the only works that combine emcees across the map. A recent release that illustrates it best is ‘Real African Poetry 2.0‘ by Africanhiphop.com forum veterans Fecko...
Rick Ross is not the first American hip hop artist to enjoy touring the African continent; ever since the late eighties when LL Cool J performed in Abidjan there’s been the occasional motherland trip for a major artist, and in recent years a steady stream of emcees, from the...
Nneka has been touring almost non stop over the past months, and her stays around the world have left some traces not just in a rapidly growing fan base but also a string of collabo’s with like minded artists and designers. In Kenya she recorded with Eric Wainana, in...
One video that stood out in the ever growing tsunami of new Nigerian releases is this one by veteran Eedris Abdulkareem. The rapper whose name was all over the news a couple of years ago when he got involved in an argument with 50 Cent’s people over the plane...
Will this go down in history? While Kanye’s ‘Diamonds from Sierra Leone’ was graced with an intro by Sierra Leone born emcee Chosan, now Kanye is appearing on a video by an African artist – the long awaited official video for ‘Oliver Twist’. Not a hip hop record, but...
Even though we celebrate women everyday and firmly believe that African women run most of the African economies (lets feed the world more stereotypes), I would like to use my first blog post since a decade to praise some grand African female artists. We’ve already promised you that we’ll...
After a hiatus of over one year (not counting the occasional mixtape and guest shows from Nairobi), African Hip Hop Radio is back on air. Or rather the web, because the new shows are streamed live through Red Light Radio which is web-only. The monthly two-hour show presented by...
You are bound to remember him from our article on 1980s / early 90s Nigerian rap: Mouth Mc is one-third of the late 1980s group Emphasis. The trio known together as Emphasis recorded hit songs like ‘Which one you day’ and ‘Cool down no vex’. Their debut album Wazobia...
Beazy is a breath of fresh air, or I would say sound. Here is his latest video featuring Shank and Chykay directed by Oshodi. He has put out a couple of mixtapes and the latest one, called ‘Its Go Hard Season’, is available for free download. Click here to...
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