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Who is [MC] Vuyo Nova? (South Africa)

September 17, 2012 | Comments

You cannot run away from your destiny. It’s a familiar refrain shared by cultures around the world. For 24-year old Vuyo Thethani, an MC from South Africa’s City of Gold – Johannesburg – this has...

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The department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the province is in tune with dancers from the West Coast and Central Karoo in the African Hip Hop Indaba from today until tomorrow. The department has...

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By Wonder Guchu (for World Hip Hop Market) WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA – The same circumstances that led to the creation of hip-hop in the US are almost the same as those that gave birth to various versions...

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Gaël Faye is half Rwandan, half French. You might recognize him from the Paris hip hop outfit Milk Coffee & Sugar. He lived in Bujumbara until the war struck. Gael’s solo album is called Pilli...

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Post originally appeared in Times Live based in Johannesburg, South Africa Soweto crew Reptilez are officially South Africa’s number one dance crew after being crowned the Red Bull Beat Battle 2012 champions. The quartet beat...

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The African Roots of Hip-Hop

May 25, 2012 | Comments

By Wonder Guchu (for the Southern Times newspaper and republished by permission for World Hip Hop Market) HARARE – Hip-hop was taken to America and Europe – essentially – by West African peoples who had...

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By Ricci Shryock (post originally appeared on Voice of America online) Watching Senegalese rapper Didier Awadi perform on stage at the Waga Hip-Hop Festival, Canadian filmmaker Yanick Letourneau became determined to make a documentary about hip-hop...

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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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(By SAPA – originally published in IOL -Independent On Line – out of South Africa) Johannesburg – Hip hop artist Slikour said he will not remove his song Blacks Are Fools from the internet despite coming...

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Eye The Con lyrics: 1togetherness the vision will always remain hidden – until we open our eyes ‘n realize their lies guised as truth – aint nothing but a spoof! Progressively proactive. Actively aggressing reactions...

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