MC Solaar – Sonotone

MC Solaar is a popular and influential rapper from Dakar, Senegal, and he raps in french. This official Sonotone music video, alone, raked in over

Sister Fa’s “Milyamba”

by Branford Bland Sister Fa is a rapper and activist that is doing some brave and revolutionary things in her community. She comes from a

Another Banger By Bangz

By Branford Bland For this post, I had to revisit the artist that I wrote about for my first blog post, Ur Boy Bangz. This

The American Rap Legend from Senegal: Akon

by Branford Bland The song that I decided to examine was the collaboration song Akon produced with Bone Thung-n-harmony. Akon has an impressive resume of

Na, na, na, K’naan!

by Branford Bland – Song: Wavin’ Flag by K’naan Artist: Keinan Abdi Warsame, better known as K’naan, is Somali/Canadian artist and rapper. K’naan quickly rose

Ur Boy Bangs with the Bangers

Song: Take You to the Movies or Hi Haters Artist: In the music video, “Take you to the Movies,” Ur Boy Bangs circulates between multiple