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Eyewitness, one half of the renowned Senegalese hip hop crew Wageble, releases this solo effort video....

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Senegalese stars release new music video

July 22, 2009 | Comments

For your viewing pleasure Wageble, Nubian Spirit, and Nomadic Wax are pleased to announce the official release for the video for Wageble's newest single: 'Come Back.'...

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Ground-breaking film Democracy in Dakar bridges the gaps between hip hop activism, video journalism and documentary film. ...

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The Senegalese hip hop band releases a new album distinctively different, with a more traditional feel....

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Already out in Africa a few years ago with the title ‘Un Autre Monde Est Possible’ (Another World is Possible), Awadi's third solo album has been completed with various tracks following the political and social...

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Still is known for its clear and conscious lyrics, the quality and diversity of their flows and beautiful melodies. Now they also have an excellent production for the album Muzik Noire....

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Senegal: Hip Hop With Harps

February 21, 2008 | Comments

by Kevin Le Gendre (The Guardian, UK) On the fifth track on rapper Didier Awadi’s album Sunugaal, a gunshot rings out and the scene is set for a banging beat. What comes next, though, isn’t...

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In Senegal, Hip Hop is About Social Change

December 19, 2007 | Comments

Political graffiti in documentary “Africa Underground” Many Americans view commercial hip hop as little more than a venue for scantily clad women and shallow lyrics about drugs, fast cars and fast cash. But on the...

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