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This is a blog dedicated to the “African Hip Hop Project”. The project will include information on resources and artists that focus on hip hop. The blog is currently being maintained and updated by students in the Hip Hop and Popular Culture in Africa course in the African Studies Department at Howard University.

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We also host a monthly podcast on social issues and hip hop. That podcast features interviews and music from around Africa.

Please contact us at feedback@hiphopafrican.com if you would like to:

1. Submit your material (music, book) for consideration for review on the blog.

2. Submit a press release for a new book on the blog.

3. Submit your music to be featured on the podcast. You must send an MP3 of the song/s, briefly describe the message in the music, & indicate that you are giving us permission to play the song in the podcast.

4. Submit an event for posting on the blog

We are a “nonprofit” blog & podcast. We are a part of the African Studies Department at Howard University. We cannot accept any money, including donations, and the blog & Podcast will always be free to access.

Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.


Examples of citations of blog posts on this site (MLA): Suzettewen. “AKA: Biography.” Hip Hop African. WordPress.com. 9 March 2015. Web. 18 January 2017 (date of access).

Examples of citations of podcast episodes on this cite (MLA): Clark, Msia Kibona. “HHAP Episode 6: Kwanza Unit, Hip Hop, and Pan Africanism in Tanzania.” The Hip Hop African Podcast. 29 December 2016. WordPress.com. Web. 18 January 2017.

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