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Rappers light up the conscience of Senegalese

February 22, 2012 | Comments

(By Daniel Howden – article originally appeared in The Independent ® all rights reserved) It was an idea born in the darkness of one of Dakar’s epic blackouts, the kind measured in days rather than...

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(Sources: Guardian, Sister Fa official website) Senegal’s Sister Fa is a woman on a mission. South Africa’s Freedom to Create award-winner (2011) for her tireless work in the fight against female genital mutilation (FGM), Sister...

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By Sujatha Fernandes (article first appeared in The New York Times®) DEF JAM will probably never sign them, but Cheikh Oumar Cyrille Touré, from a small town about 100 miles southeast of Dakar, Senegal, and...

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This is the new video by Senegalese MC Xuman in a collabo track with Mauritania’s own Cee Pee (singing the chorus) in which Xuman decries the ills of politics and the depravity of the system...

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Senegalese veterans blaze a new trail for African hip hop videos....

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Released on Senegalese television was the much anticipated video for the song "Pikine (ft. Ndondo Lo)", revealing an unexpected collaboration between hip hop crew Gohk-Bi System and legendary Mbalax singer Ndongo Lo....

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Global Hip Hop’s Best of 2009

January 16, 2010 | Comments

Every year is a big year for international hip hop. Check out World Hip Hop Market's picks for the best albums of 2009....

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US-based Senegalese hip hop band, Gokh-Bi System returns with the second video from their 2009 album Voice of the Jeli....

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The first major music video from Senegal's great singer, poet, emcee....

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Dope video by Senegalese hip hop band featuring The Last Poets!...

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