"old school" tag

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…


Banchikicha! African hip hop radio August 2013

In the August edition of African hip hop radio, your hosts Amal and J4 do what they do best – find the best grooves of today and days gone by, play them out…

Mighty Cavaliers - Mambo Bado

Summer Jammin’ with African Hip Hop Radio

Photo: Kenyan rare grooves by the Mighty Cavaliers (anyone who can help us to a copy on vinyl, let us know) The sun is out in Europe and Amsterdam’s red light district is…


African hip hop on vinyl & IBMCs: African hip hop radio June 2012

In the June edition of African hip hop radio, Amal and J4 bring out the records! The first hour of the show is dedicated to African hip hop on vinyl. The bulk of…

Sugu aka Mr II aka 2Proud - album launch 'Veto'

Sugu launches tenth album

On Christmas eve 2009, the Diamond Jubilee hall in Upanga, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) made history for being the venue were Sugu’s tenth album was launched. The milestone in the career of Tanzania’s most prolific hip hop artist was celebrated with over twenty invited performers who opened up for Sugu. Africanhiphop.com was there to pay tribute to one of the icons of Tanzanian hip hop and we got some pics from the performances.

Shaheen & Ready D (Prophets of da City) at RBMA

The annual Red Bull Music Academy brings together some of the most interesting music veterans and young talents in one space. In 2003, the RBMA took place in Cape Town, SA and two…


Bunny Mack – Let Me Love You (Wale remix)

Coming to us through the 24/7 buzz of Twitter, here’s a new (and as yet unmixed) demo track by Wale in which he pays homage to the time where his parents dragged him…


Bongo Barbershop

You may know Balozi as Dola Soul as a member of the legendary Deplowmatz, one of the first rap groups in East Africa to hold it down in the mid nineties. Balozi lives…

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