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Latest video from Burkina Faso hip hop artist Art Melody. Check out his new album at https://artmelody.bandcamp.com/...

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Global Hip Hop – Best of 2014

February 1, 2015 | Comments

From the thousands of hip hop releases worldwide in 2014, we listened to about 250 of the most popular and recommended ones. With so many great albums, this was an especially tough year. Check the...

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Our homie Humanist is back with a new video, “Pays des hommes intègres” Humanist web site: http://www.humanist.fr/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/humanistonline...

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This week for Trinity Fest Fridays, the full set from Humanist of Burkina Faso from the Trinity International Hip Hop Festival 2013. For more information about the festival check out www.trinityhiphop.com    ...

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Joey le Soldat, the other half of Burkinabé hip hop powerhouse Waga 3000, unleashes the first burst from his sophomore album, “Burkin Bâ”, due out next month. D.M.D. is the voice of Ouagadougou’s kids, speaking up...

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A thought-provoking message through these trips, Humanist takes a sophisticated look at the world. His message is “Beyond our differences” and is a plea to go further.  He asks you to be the first to “support the...

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Art Melody’s husky, powerful voice has been catapulting the Burkinabé people’s daily concerns into the ears and minds of hip hop lovers worldwide. Just recently, Melo performed all across France with fellow rapper Joey le...

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The United States of Africa follows African hip-hop pioneer Didier Awadi (Senegal) on his quest to create an album that pays homage to revolutionary African leaders. Following Awadi’s travels throughout the continent and beyond, this film looks at the use...

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Something about hip hop/rap music is proving to be the most popular tool for African youth to organize and express collective resistance.  By Heather Maxwell (for Voice of America) Just last week, I wrote about...

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