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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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The third in the acclaimed mixtape series, Internationally Known vol. 3 picks up where it left off in 2012, continuing to explore the global horizons of hip hop music. The 38-track mixtape offers some of...

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Wageble to play free Black Friday event in DC

November 8, 2012 | Comments

One of our favorite hip hop groups, Senegal’s Wageble, will be guest performing at “Congo Y Castro” on Friday, November 23rd, 2012. Headlining the show will be DJ sets from Congo Sanchez and DJ Castro....

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DOWNLOAD: Diabolo – Fearless LP (Senegal)

October 17, 2012 | Comments

DowntownSoul is proud to present Senegalese emcee Diabolo’s debut LP “Fearless”, entirely recorded in West Africa with local producers and artists, and yet with an unmistakably global hip-hop sound. Coming to fruition since 2010 following...

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Senegalese emcee PPS the Writah was an American East Coast tour with State Department program 1beat when Nomadic Wax caught up with him in Washington DC. PPS gave us a quick taste of his skill...

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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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Matador has been one of our favorite MCs from Senegal since we heard “44”, the anthem he recorded with WA BMG 44 about 10 years ago. We’re glad to see him back with this new...

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