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Wanlov The Kubolor

Wanlov the Kubolor is a Ghanaian MC and songwriter with a distinct style and mind that set him apart from so many hip hop artists and musicians in general throughout the world.  Known to give his some of his music away for free download online, which included a tribute to Ghana’s World Cup showing with “Yellow Card,” a play on his internationally acclaimed album “Green Card.” The album provides an amazing insight into just who Kubolor is and what he stands for awakening people to social issues and lives of the oppressed by way of his lyrics and sounds that move. He is a true internationalist and has collaborated with Amnesty International, and other humanitarian groups, exemplified in his song “Human Being.” Despite having won many Ghanaian and international awards for his musical creation he stays close to his roots and raps about real issues all Ghanaians, Africans, people of color and immigrants throughout the world. Especially relevant to the nature of the United States is his studio freestyle performance of “Green Card”  covering K’naan’s “ABC” that cuts to the soul of the struggle of so many human beings under attack everyday in the U.S. so check it out along with some other amazing jams.

“Green Card” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t42I31UV3I8&feature=player_embedded

“My Skin” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPeECums1UA&NR=1
“Human Being” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yf1V-nxN1U&feature=related
“Never Die” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeOFyro3KXs&feature=related

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