It’s become sort of a trend to have sapeurs in your music video – Congolese dandy fashion has been all over the place in the past two years. In Fredy Massamba’s new video to the track ‘Nkembo’ (without Kenya’s Muthoni the Drummer Queen, who dropped a verse on the...
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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 and Wangechi, one of Kenya’s most interesting discoveries of late, whose first appearance was on a...
Just dropped: the music video for ‘Stay’, a song by SA’s Mingus, who lives in the Netherlands. The track was produced back in 2012 by Cape Town’s Hipe – both the vocal and instrumental version can be purchased here. The video was shot in the city of Amsterdam (Africanhiphop.com...
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 2014, Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2014 and so on. Where do all these people go?...
Revolutionary Senegalese hip hop group Keur Gui (founding members of the now famous grassroots organization Y’En A Marre) performed in the US at the 2013 Trinity College International Hip Hop Festival, the only event of its kind in the US that is held every year. The festival just released...
New material from Daara J Family, a song that sounds a bit more hardcore than what we got used to from their recent output which seemed to balance more on melodic tunes with crossover appeal. ‘Niit’ talks about the destruction of the environment and its video, partly shot on...
Kenyan artist Muthoni combines drumming and rapping on stage in a way few hip hop artists, if any, have done before her. She’s back with a new tune that is infectious enough to make it into the charts, and a decent video to go with it. ‘Nai ni ya...
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 shots and featuring Congolese diaspora artists Sammus (NY) and Badi Banx (Brussels). Alec Lomami is a...
Even if it’s filled to the brim with Arab world stereotypes aside (desert, camel, mysterious transactions on a sand dune, Arab money, belly dance, a dude with a falcon), you gotta LOVE the new Sarkodie video to the single ‘Illuminati’ (the single itself was released towards the end of...
If you lived in Tanzania in the 90s, as a hip hop head the name Deplowmatz (DPT) was without a doubt on your radar. The crew made name with a string of hits including ‘Are you down with the DPT’ and ‘Take a ride’. Produced by Master Jay, they...
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