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Liberian HipCo musician Henry Amazin Toe, AKA Amaze, performs his song, “Corruption, Corruption” in the abandoned Ducor Palace Hotel in central Monrovia, Liberia. Song written and performed by Amaze, produced by Clar T. Records. Official...

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Hipco – the Living Art of Liberia

February 15, 2013 | Comments

Even on Christmas, Liberia’s National Museum is gloomy. Small windows throw squares of light across the floor, and the air is thick and still. Outside, tinsel dots the sides of buildings and the streets are...

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(By Robert Leslie for AFP) MONROVIA — The beat is infectious US-style hip hop but the rhymes come straight from the streets of Monrovia, a city which for years has had very little to sing...

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This young man has the moves, the brashness and the low-riding trousers of the rap culture, but also a world of other, far-more-sobering experience to draw upon. ...

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Drawing on influences from around the globe, Blade Brown’s work attempts not only to reinvigorate hip-hop in America, but also harness the cultural power of hip-hop to create greater unity for political, even revolutionary, change....

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