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All new track for the new year from Mali’s Amkoullel....

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Weekend of Global Hip Hop Events

February 27, 2013 | Comments

The second weekend of March is busy with global hip hop events in the USA. On March 8th 2013 Washington, DC, will get a taste of the Internationally Known series when Tropicalia, located at the...

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African hip-hop is recreating America

October 4, 2012 | Comments

Capacity of Africans to beat Americans at their own game has not escaped US hip-hop’s megastars by Afua Hirsch (The Guardian [UK]) These days if you want to get away from US hip-hop’s big bling, Moët overflow...

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Connecting Global Voices to the Cipher

September 10, 2012 | Comments

Remixing the Art of Social Change, a Teach-In hosted by Words, Beats & Life took place on Saturday, July 7th in Washington, DC, and brought together scholars, artists and activists to discuss the role and...

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Recent conflicts in Northern Mali may not find their way into American news media, but all of West Africa is taking note. As rival rebel groups vie for control of the region, it’s the average...

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By World Hip Hop Market (sources:  www.bellanaija.com, OkayPlayer, BET) The 2012 BET (Black Entertainment Television) Awards nominations are now in. Stephen Hill, President of Music Programming and Specials (BET Networks) made the announcements on May 22 at...

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In an effort to start 2012 right, World Hip Hop Market features a little gem from the new album by West African hip-hop griots  Toni Blackman and Amkoullel. – Two of the most talented and...

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  Mali’s super star Amkoullel returns with his latest song “Woklow” featuring two talented up-and-coming emcees, Young Keitch and Pap G....

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‘Hip-hop re-brands Africa as one people’

January 24, 2011 | Comments

Malian Professor Manthia Diawara said hip-hop as a music genre and art form is helping the branding of Africa as one united continent, irrespective of the boundaries created by nationalism and countries that make up...

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The award winning Malian hip hop artist unites and empowers Africa with "Farafina"....

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