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30 days of Tanzanian hip hop: Day 19 Daz Naledge & JCB

30 days of Tanzanian hip hop: Day 19 – Daz Naledge & JCB. In 2010. Backstage at the 2010 Fiesta. As members of Watengwa, these two out of Arusha, Tanzania’s hip hop capital. Active since the 1990s, Watengwa is a legendary hip hop group in Tanzania. They have the respect of hip hop heads all over Tanzania. Daz is one the organizers of SUA and works with others in SUA to plan events that support hip hop in Arusha and Tanzania. JCB recently moved to Europe, but remains a respected emcee in TZ.

Daz

*30 days of TZ hip hop is to show some of what I experienced the past year in Tanzania.

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Assistant Professor in the African Studies Department at Howard University. Professor of the course Hip Hop and Popular Culture in Africa. Researcher and photographer of hip hop in Africa.

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