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. It is a conversation starter to the double album release, which will come out on May...
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Nomadic Wax just dropped this cipher video from out their video archive crates. From a concert in Boston back in 2010, this cipher is pretty stacked. Nomadic Wax’s Dj Boo holding it down on the 1’s & 2’s, with appearances from Cape Verde’s Shokanti, Senegal’s Wageble, France/Canada’s Lou Piensa...
Here is a fun one for you all: a little improptu cipher featuring heads from Benin, Djibouti, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, and Swaziland, and, since it took place in Washington DC, we of course had to bring in DC heavyweight Flex Mathews. Artists featured: Flex...
From the underground of Ugandan hip hop comes this video by MC Cane Babu with Young Starz Basagalamanya Squad. This is his first video, shot by Dutch director Jurre de Beer in Ntinda, an area of Kampala where Cane Babu grew up. Cane Babu doesn’t have an online presence...
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 time before movements like Magamba Network’s Shoko Festival and the Book Cafe’s regular events are going...
Kenyan hip hop legens Kalamashaka are back in the studio, working with Ambrose from Mandugu Digital who recently moved back to Kenya. MC Shenzy spoke to them about their new work and breaks down their importance for the growth of Kenyan hip hop in the past decade.
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