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Mahogany Jones – American Music Abroad

April 16, 2013 | Comments

  Mahogany Jones, a New York based Hip Hop artist, recently participated in the 2012-2013 program of American Music Abroad, a cultural exchange program sponsored by the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and...

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Having grown up in Botswana a landlocked country with an estimated population of about two million people we find a poet of note who was featured in this year’s Shoko Festival Spoken Word and Hip-Hop...

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Thabo Rantao is a 29-year old native of , Botswana with an Advanced Diploma in Sales and Marketing. And like many in the rap game, he pays the bills with a mild-mannered day job, only...

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Who is [MC] Vuyo Nova? (South Africa)

September 17, 2012 | Comments

You cannot run away from your destiny. It’s a familiar refrain shared by cultures around the world. For 24-year old Vuyo Thethani, an MC from South Africa’s City of Gold – Johannesburg – this has...

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Holy Hip-Hop in Africa (Botswana)

September 6, 2012 | Comments

American Hip-hop quartet of Emmanuel ‘Da’ T.R.U.T.H’ Lambert, Sean Simmonds, William “The Ambassador” Branch and Jahaziel will arrive in Botswana on a three-day sojourn as part of their African tour dubbed, the Move Tour. The...

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Podtape is mouth to mics resuscitation – a platform meant to breathe life into so called ‘dead hip-hop’ – only it’s all made in Botswana. By Naboth “RIZLA” Rimayi (For World Hip Hop Market) Botswana...

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Botswana: Hip-Hop Stars Back Charity

June 11, 2009 | Comments

In a rare occurrence, a number of local hip-hop stars on Saturday lined up at Maru-A-Pula grounds to entertain hundreds of youngsters at a fund-raising event for a charitable organisation. ...

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Hip-hop is a movement, believes Kabelo Mogomotsi, and if he had his way, its fires would soon spread across the country as he is ‘more than ready’ to use his limited resources to ensure success....

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Botswana: Acid & Scar Win

October 23, 2007 | Comments

Homegrown artists/producers continue to make us proud beyond our borders with award winning heroics....

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