Luga Flow Army is a group of five members from Uganda who started working together in 2011. They rap in Luganda, Swahili and English. Each member is a lyricist in his own right – Burney mc (2011 music and entertainment young achievers award winner), Cyno MC (2010 End of...
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Zimbabwean hip hop heads must have been pressing F5 to refresh emcee Synik’s website over the past days, as there was a countdown going on towards the launch of his ‘Syn City’ album. Well it’s out now, and available as a free download from the website, though it’s also...
One video that stood out in the ever growing tsunami of new Nigerian releases is this one by veteran Eedris Abdulkareem. The rapper whose name was all over the news a couple of years ago when he got involved in an argument with 50 Cent’s people over the plane...
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 events (and did you know that in some African countries, recording a music video wearing army...
Vieira ZPK, the Dutch rapper of Cape verdean origin, is a Africanhiphop.com regular – he’s always present whenever there is an event like Doin’ it in the Park and he featured regularly in the African hip hop radio shows. One of Vieira’s finest performances was last year’s ‘Nos e...
Kali TV, the bi-weekly online show which focuses on Africans in the diaspora, recently sat down with one half of Senegal’s hip hop duo Wageble. Pape Moussa, also known as Waterflow, talks about his music, Wageble’s efforts in educating students around the world about life in the Motherland and...
We love East African collabos, and here’s one between betmaker Eric ‘Onasis’ Omondi and Ugandan emcees Sylvester, Lady Slyke and Skinnie. You may remember Sylvester from his work with Abramz (the UG hip hop anthem ‘Lemelako’). ‘Weyise Bulungi’ is a call to stay humble, whether or not you’re successful...
Hip hop has been around long enough for several generations to be active as recording and performing artists – seventies rap pioneer Kurtis Blow, whose first record came out in 1979, is still touring, while the majority of new names on the scene are under 20 years old, young...
So we heard ‘Beyonce Coulibaly’ and ’50 CFA’; now there’s a video for ‘Rihannon’, one of the coupé décalé inspired tracls on Mokobe’s latest album ‘Africa Forever‘. Looks like this could become part of a series; like one commenter on Youtube suggested: ‘Naomi Campboule – Barbes Hilton – Rachida...
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 hip hop goes back to the early nineties when he was active with Jazzzadaz and Morafe....
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