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Kalakuta Music Group (Ivory Coast)

The song “Constitution” by Kalakuta Music Group

After proving that they are still heavyweights of hiphop scene in Abidjan, with his debut single”LA PATRIE OU LA MORT”; the intellectual, conscious and political hiphop group is back once again with another track: CONSTITUTION. The second single of his fourthcoming album KALAKUTA REPUBLIK. It was released on 30th October 2016, the same day of election for the approval of new constitution in the Ivory Coast.

Produced by Isidro Fortunato from Angola and mastered by 4th Disciple,the legendary producer of Wu Tang Clan.

Available for free download on Soundcloud.com.

K.M.G. ( Kalakuta Music Group ) is an Independent record label based in Cote d’Ivoire (West Africa) focusing on HIP HOP, REGGAE & AFRO BEAT

The crew is composed of Ezzdean Duane-Fimo Capone-JelyZion- Manijahdjo-Oremi-O.B.B (original black boy), and Samory le baptist.
A political hiphop group from Africa, founded in November 2014. Veterans and new talented artists and producers with different and diverse African roots (Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Benin, and Guinea). Strong believers for change through freedom and justice. Their main purpose is to raise awareness on political issues and build confidence in african youths.Inspired by freedom fighters such as Fela Kuti-Kwame Nkrumah-Thomas Sankara and Patrice Lumumba. The message is a clarion call, a weapon against social issues and things going wrong all over Africa.

 

 

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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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