The first time I heard Ghanaian Hip Hop act M.anifest was some seven years ago on a track featuring himself, Krukid, Budo (the A.R.M) and Brother Ali titled ‘Heaven Only Knows’, lord knows that is hell of a track, forward to today,
Erykah Badu and rapper Nas work on new joint “This Bitter Land” Bitter land is a melancholy yet impressively crusty.
When it comes to Hip Hop there is a lot of misconceptions on the art form, a lot of people try to lump this music in any category, most recently a lot of music that is basically pop music has been labeled hip hop, reminds me of the line from Prince’s line “Ain’t no rapper trying to be a singer” off “Hard rock Lover” a single from his Hit N Run Phase One album. The line basically summarizes what most rappers do today especially those who are commercial-focused, why can’t you just rap or sing? And if you sing you better do it damn well!
When it comes to music, Africa prides itself of a rich music culture, there are ways in which different people from the 55 states interpret the world and how they define their existence. However one would not fail to recognize the sound of music from Africa, mostly indistinguishable due to the sound of drums.
American emcee Masta Ace has released a new documentary that follows the journey of his 2001 album “Disposable Arts”.
American progressive Hip Hop act Elzhi dropped “February” as the months ends, a track produced by 14KT.
'An artist's duty, as far as I'm concerned, is to reflect the times.' – Nina Simone
Well it’s been a while since I heard the American Hip Hop group Arrested Development do their thing, I grew up listen to their music and the sound of Speech on this new project got me thinking about their previous records…
Legendary Kenyan Hip-hop artiste Johnny Vigeti has released the video for his track “Barua Ya Mwisho”.