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Duggy Tee – Teey La Tey

A new single and video from Duggy Tee, one of the grands seigneurs of Senegalese hip hop. Released just two weeks prior to the much discussed general elections, Duggy claims that ‘peace is…


Fifteen years Africanhiphop.com: 100% Galsen, a hip hop documentary made in Senegal

The Africanhiphop.com website was born on February 5, 1997 – exactly fifteen years ago today. Known back then as ‘Rumba-Kali home of Pan African Hip Hop’, the single page hosted by a free…


Sefyu – L’insecurité, second single from the album Oui je le suis

Sefyu, the Senegalese-French emcee (and a succesful soccer player in a previous life), released his new album ‘Oui je le suis’ in October 2011. After a first single, the uptempo ‘Turbo’ (with a…


Y’en A Marre & Elections in Senegal – African hip hop radio January 2012

Protests in Dakar, January 31 (AP Photo) In the first African hip hop radio show of 2012, and less than a week before Africanhiphop.com’s 15th anniversary online, dj Threesixty and presenters Amal &…


Xuman & Cee Pee – Li lumu doon

In this new video by Xuman (Senegal) & Cee Pee (Mauritania), politicians and the current president Abdoulaye Wade in particular are called out about the issues that are plaguing the nation: ‘The country…

Meta Dia

Senegalese singer Meta Dia grew up in Dakar listening to Gregory Isaacs, Bob Marley, James Brown and Senegalese traditional music on the radio. At a very young age he discovered his desire to…


Conscious Senegalese rap is not dead

Keur Gui of Kaolack is back with a gem of a video. Directed by Senegalese new school crew Gelongal, the video ‘Coup 2 Gueule’ (‘Let’s Act on our Words’) features Kilifeu and Thiat in the congested urban setting of Dakar. Flagship group of the movement of decentralization / de-Dakarisation in Senegal, Thiat and Kilifeu remain the two only rappers in Senegal who did jail time for denouncing acts of corruption.

Matador – Rak

A new video by one of West Africa’s most hardcore emcees, Matador (Wa BMG 44). Beat by Dj Threesixty from African hip hop radio.

Positive Black Soul - 20 ans

Positive Black Soul, 20 ans deja?

PBS, 20 ans déjà ? C’est fou ce que le temps passe vite. Jamais en effet un concert de hip hop au Sénégal n’a réuni tant de gens, appartenant de surcroit à des générations différentes.


A new Zimbabwe Legit posse cut (listen!)

African hip hop pioneers Zimbabwe Legit surprised with a pan-African posse cut on their album ‘House of Stone’. Now they’re back with a new multi emcee cut. For now an exclusive spin here…

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