This book examines social change in Africa through the lens of hip hop music and culture. Artists engage their African communities in a variety of
I’ve recently edited a special edition of the Journal of Pan African Studies on hip hop in Africa. With articles by myself and a diversity
The Ghanaian hip-hop scene is one of the most diverse in Africa. A look at Ghana’s top emcees reveals artists that vary greatly in style, lyricism, skill and demeanor.
Hip Hop as Social Commentary in Accra and Dar es Salaam by Msia Kibona Clark African Studies Quarterly | Volume 13, Issue 3 | Summer
This article, AFRICAN HIP HOP IN TANZANIA, is consisted of highlights from an interview with a prominent scholar, Alex Perullo who studies East African popular musicians.
By Msia Kibona Clark | 25 APRIL 2011 Tanzanian hip hop emerged in the late 80s, and by the late 90s was being labeled: Bongo Flava.