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\\ Trabolee finds middle ground with ‘Telos’
Preaching To The Converted: Kenyan rapper Trabolee releases his fourth project.
Spotlight \\ Native Sun
Native Sun, not the one from UK is a boy band that formed in 2008, on a quest to uphold…
\\ Flowflani gets personal with hypnotizing release 'Dismay'
Kenyan lyricist features Weru on new song highlighting rebuke and pain in life, and finally finding a catharsis and peace…
\\ M.anifest releases visuals “Me Ne Woa”
Ghanaian hip-hop act M.anifest returns with stunning new visuals Me Ne Woa featuring King Promise.
\\ LL Cool J Launches classic Hip Hop radio
Legendary rapper, actor LL Cool J has launched his new SiriusXM classic Hip-Hop channel dubbed LL Cool J’s Rock The…
\\ Wakadinali drop video for “Hawatapenda”
Kenya’s fast rising rap group Wakadinali releases new video Hawatapenda off the “Vice City” EP
\\Snoop Dogg reveals gospel double album
Snoop Dogg turns to God as he plans official release just a month away
\\Evidence drops new album “Weather Or Not”
The American producer and hip hop artist Evidence has released the much awaited new album Weather Or Not.
\\Evidence Announces New Album “Weather or Not”
American Hip Hop act Evidence has finally announced the release of the anticipated third album Weather or Not. The follow-up…
\\Trabolee drops visuals for ‘Luk At Ur Sun’
Kenyan Hip Hop act Trabolee releases introspective new single Luk At Ur Sun that proves yet again his lyrical prowess…
\\‘Fuego’: Trabolee returns with straight fire
Hold your horses: Kenyan rapper Trabolee releases visuals for the fiery single Fuego
\\Da Flyy Hooligan drops new album “S.C.U.M”
UK Hip Hop artist's latest release S.C.U.M ‘Supreme Cut Untouched Magnificence’ is wrapped on faultless realism
Wu Tang drops new album ‘The Saga Continues’
Wu comes together once again for the release of the anticipated new project crafted by DJ Mathematics
\\Monaja releases ‘Ukombozi’ an ode to redemption
Kenyan artist Monaja releases brazen track on the state of affairs in Kenya.
Review \\ Tone Chop x Frost Gamble ‘Respect Is Earned Not Given’
Starred \\ After 'Veteran' EP Tone Chop & Frost gamble earn respect through storytelling, experiences and devotion to Hip Hop…
Review \\ Apollo Brown, Planet Asia ‘Anchovies’
Revered American Hip Hop artists Apollo Brown and Planet Asia new album is Transformative, aesthetically dirty, introspective and untapped.
Starred \\ Interview with Nigerian artist Boogey
An exclusive interview with Nigerian Hip Hop artist Boogey
4:44: Jay Z’s most candid project in recent times
Jay Z releases new album 4:44, his 13 album and a testament to his growth as an artist and family…
Prodigy of Mobb Deep Dies aged 42
Prodigy from the iconic Hip Hop group Mobb Deep dead at 42.
Muthoni Drummer Queen sounds the “Kenyan Message” drums
Hip Hop has been, for the longest period, a voice for the voiceless, the kicks and snares are not just…
Kenyan rapper Trabolee drops new track “Feedback”
Kenyan rapper Trabolee has stirred our minds yet again with his latest release “Feedback”, the track released February 27, has…
Starred: Interview with Kenyan Hip Hop artist Trabolee
Kenyan Hip Hop artist and poet Trabolee’s name may not scream headlines and hyped mentions, but the kind of race…
Damu the Fudgemunk releases instrumental concept album “Vignettes”
Picture an artist with specifically rare qualities, sort of a mysterious figurehead one you would want
Ghanaian Hip Hop act unveils visuals for “B.E.A.R”
After keeping us on the waiting list, yes he did that,
Rapsody releases her new ‘Crown’ EP project
Rapsody is an artist that most of us have witnessed thrive, from
18 years later...A Tribe Called Quest reunites for their last album
A Tribe Called Quest has finally done it! The esteemed American Hip Hop group’s new album has already earned critical…
Apollo Brown & Skyzoo release much anticipated album “The Easy Truth”
American Hip Hop duo Apollo Brown and Skyzoo have released the much anticipated album “The Easy Truth” which is a…
M.anifest releases latest single “Cupid’s Crooked Bow”
Ghanaian Hip Hop act M.anifest released his new and most anticipated album “No Where Cool” on September 8. The album…
Apollo Brown & Skyzoo release new single “A Couple Dollars”
The duo that is Apollo Brown and Skyzoo has released a new single, “A Couple Dollars” which is the second…
New Music: Cameroonian rapper Pascal releases new single “Makero”
Cameroonian rapper Pascal recently put out a lyrically charged single in which he features his fellow country-mates: Jovi and the…
Kool Keith and MF Doom joint “Super Hero”
Who doesn’t feel like they are almost off balance at the end of a track featuring reputable legendary Hip Hop…
Guru’s “Jazzmatazz Vol.1” re-issued on vinyl
Guru’s solo debut project and one of the Hip Hop classic albums has officially been re-issued on vinyl.
Tanzania’s Fid Q new release “Roho” is a gripping tale on love
For those who have loved his music and personality, Fid Q has always remained relevant to this date after his…
Tanzanian Fid Q’s new track “Sumu” proves why his poison kills bars
As we reel from the infectious “Fei” one of the incredible records from Tanzanian Hip Hop circles, which featured vocals…
Lando Chill releases debut album “For Mark, Your Son”
After a long wait, American hip hop act Lando Chill has released his debut album "For Mark, Your Son”
Apollo Brown & Skyzoo announce new album “The Easy Truth”
Had fun with “Everything In Between” from Ugly Heroes? Well after the successful release with Red Pill and Verbal Kent,…
Music Review: Gensu Dean and Denmark Vessey’s ‘Whole Food’
So ‘Black love’ was all laid back easy but still rugged and a definite banger, more juice comes off the…
Starred: M.anifest enlists the help of Brymo on new single “Sugar”
The first time I heard Ghanaian Hip Hop act M.anifest was some seven years ago on a track featuring himself,…
Nas and Erykah Badu on new cinematic single “This Bitter Land”
Erykah Badu and rapper Nas work on new joint “This Bitter Land” Bitter land is a melancholy yet impressively crusty.
Music Review: C-Real’s EP “Business Suits and Dress Suits”
When it comes to Hip Hop there is a lot of misconceptions on the art form, a lot of people…
Tanzania’s Chindo Man summaries the street code on new single ‘Torati Ya Mtaa’
Tanzanian Hip Hop artist Chindo Man has released a new track ‘Torati Ya Mtaa’ which
Music Review: FOKN Bois’ album “FOKN ode to Ghana”
When it comes to music, Africa prides itself of a rich music culture, there are ways in which different people…
Featured: Rawbeartoe & Variex upcoming release “Always Something”
Rawbeartoe and Variex are two American lyricists from Seattle, WA, and San Francisco, CA respectively who have attempted to decipher…
Hip Hop: Sadat X album “AGUA” due for release July 15
A quarter of the legendary Hip Hop group Brand Nubian Sadat X will soon be releasing his 12th studio album…
Everything In Between: Ugly Heroes album that features blunt truth
American Hip Hop duo Red Pill, Verbal Kent & Apollo Brown of the Ugly Heroes have released their sophomore album,…
Gensu Dean and Denmark Vessey single “Black Love”
From the upcoming album “Whole Food” comes a strangely constructed love song by Gensu Dean and Denmark Vessey.
Senegalese Hip Hop act Didier Awadi to launch latest album in Berlin
In Africa Hip Hop music is as huge as any popular music, but very few artists are into political Hip…
Ugandan Hip Hop act Patrobas has released “Voice Inside” video
Ugandan Hip Hop act Patrobas new video for the single off his EP Road to CGOD, “Voice Inside” is out.
Apollo Brown, Ugly Heroes “Unforgiven” track gritty as ever
So, there’s this day I left my usual work station, late hours and my lazy head was all heavy and…
Hip Hop Africa: Mapacha release smashing hit “Kipande Flani”
Tanzanian Hip hop’s Mapacha have unleashed another smashing track.
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