A project unpacking the feminist images available in South African Female Rap Artists’ music videos.
Born in Cape Town to parents who were community workers, Catherine St Jude Pretorius developed an interest in hip-hop around the age of 12. This came around the same time she discovered the poetry of Maya Angelou and learned to play guitar. She references the influence of leaders like Steve Biko and Shaka Zulu, as
Samuel Bazawule (Blitz the Ambassador) is a Ghanian-born rapper now based in Brooklyn, New York. After graduating from the prestigious Achimota school in Greater Accra, he received an award for Best New Artist at the 2000 Ghana Music Awards. After attending university in Ohio to complete a master’s degree in business and releasing a couple