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Rabbit joins HHP and Wangechi in Tulia Tu, Wangechi joins VEVO

Some of our favorite emcees together come on one track in the brand new video ‘Tulia Tu’; not only Rabbit aka Kaka Sungura (Kenya) but also HHP (South Africa) kicking the vernacular verses…

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If Die Antwoord were real, this is what their video would look like

The music video for ‘Oemtjokitie’ by Doodvenootskap was shot in the South African city that tops all the world travel recommendation charts – Telegraph Travel Awards, NY Times’ 52 Places to go in…

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Boom Africa! African Hip Hop Radio December 2013

It’s the last African Hip Hop Radio show of the year already, and indeed 2013 went by without us paying attention to the fact that the show has been in existence for 15…

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Alec Lomami – CLV video featuring Sammus & Badi Banx

A new video by Alec Lomami for his track ‘CLV’, directed by Tlhonepho Thobejane and shot to the always picturesque (pardon my French) backdrop of Cape Town. Including some amazing custom video game…

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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…

New Video from Outspoken (Zimbabwe)

Zimbabwe emcee Outspoken just dropped a new music video for his group ‘Outspoken & The Essence.’ This track is an introduction to Outspoken & The Essence and the group’s own interpretation of hip-hop….

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Rick Ross in Nigeria, Solange in South Africa – whose story do they tell?

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…

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Jaak – Bravo Papa

Here’s the video to the first single off South African artist Jaak’s upcoming album ‘Galant’. The story involving a sex worker, an undercover cop and a weed seller is apparently based on actual…

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Money, power and sex: Cape Town debate & SA hip hop

In May 2012 the OpenForum took place in Cape Town, South Africa. The gathering brought together activists, artists, academics, policy-makers and business people to discuss the factors that will influence the African continent…

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Khuli Chana Ft. Notshi – Tswa Daar

A new video by Khuli Chana, a South African emcee whose first album ‘the Motswakoriginator’ (2009) featured lyrics in Motswako, a slang based in Setswana, English and other languages.  His history in SA…

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