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In late May, Bulawayo came alive for an open mic session that was set to promote local talent in a way the city had never seen before. By Naboth “RIZLA” Rimayi (for World Hip Hop...

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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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World Hip Hop Market is proud to announce the call for entries for the 3rd edition of the Fair Play video competition. Artists are invited to submit anti-corruption videos to the Fair Play website from...

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Dumi RIGHT, from the trail blazing group Zimbabwe Legit, links up with fiery lyricist Outspoken and long time collaborator and veteran MC Pep (O.U.O) for this brand new track that asks the question, “Are You...

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This article about Zimbabwe’s Shoko International Spoken Word and Hip Hop Festival appears courtesyof the JMI Foundation. The article is a preview to a series of articles that will be released on World Hip Hop...

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World Hip Hop Market presents a series of interviews with a group of female MC’s that appear on a groundbreaking new mixtape project – World Hip Hop Women: From the Sound Up – brought to...

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by Naboth “Rizla” Rimaya (for Word Hip Hop Market) Straight from Zimbabwe’s Sunshine city – the capital Harare – comes two rap artists that are stalwarts of Zimbabwe’s hip-hop scene. Both established solo artists that...

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Global Hip Hop: The Best of 2011

January 5, 2012 | Comments

by Greg Schick (for World Hip Hop Market) I’ve said it before, that every year is a good year for global hip hop. Thousands of albums are released every year and from those you can...

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Hip hop pioneer pays tribute (Zimbabwe)

March 5, 2011 | Comments

In a quest to rekindle the fading light of local hip hop music, conscious lyricist and prolific emcee Mau Mau’s double album has broken new ground by familiarizing the genre as it blends old school...

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Zimbabwe born hip hop veterans Dumi Right and Cadence combine for new EP, Legitimate Raw....

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