Sa Majesté Askoy’s “Cash” is influenced by American rap culture. In his music, he incorporates items Americans frequently used in US hip-hop. To point out
Hermann Kaboré or Mano is a Burkinabé rapper who began his career in 2000. He was the lead rapper in the hip-hop/reggae group “2 Kas”.
Female hip hop MCs are difficult to find in Burkina Faso. Many of the women I have come across online are not strictly rappers. Most
Burkina Faso’s Smockey or Serge Martin Bambara has been a staple for social and political change in his country. He has long been writing songs
In his well-known song and music video, “Votez pour moi” [“Vote for me”], Burkinabé rapper Smockey takes to the microphone to simultaneously parody and criticize the
In the music video for “Le Poids de la Tradition”(The Weight of Tradition), Duden J and his collaborators create a narrative that serves to display