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HHAP Episode 2: Scholarship on African Hip Hop

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This episode focuses on some background information on studies of hip hop and studies of hip hop in Africa. We discuss some of the scholarship that has been produced on hip hop.

The show starts with the song “Inspiration” by Tanzanian hip hop artists Sima da Black Philosopher and Mukimala from the Dar es Salaam based hip hop group Wanaitwa Uhuru (Call them Freedom). The group’s album was featured in the best of 2013 on the World Hip Hop Market best of list.

You can find Mukimala on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Mukimala-Muki-337773023036571/

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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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