My mixtape: Top 5 African female hip hop artists💋💄👯♀️🥀
In this mixtape, DJ Stefferoni returns with a special edition mix of African female hip hop artists: Boity, Freda Rhymz, Femi One, Eazzy and Sister Afia. This mix is meant to show the versatility and strong lyricism of some of Africa’s biggest hip hop artists! Often times, the conservative nature of African culture prohibits a
MIXTAPE TOWARDS A NEW CONSCIOUSNESS: Exploring Asakaa, Alt Hip Hop, & Trap Politics
This mixtape explores the social and political themes of songs from Ghana’s trap, drill (Asakaa), and alternative hip hop subgenres to find “conscious” hip hop is not its own genre, but rather a thematic standard that can exist in all kinds of rap. Featured songs in order: Snakes by La Même Gang; Wasteman by Black
Social Activism in African Hip Hop
African Hip Hop artists cover a variety of different themes and concepts in their music. Whether it be in relation to socio-political change, gender and race issues, or cultural identity. There is typically a strong message leading the artist’s intentions in word choice and lyricism in the music in which they create. This mixtape will
Bars For Change Mixtape
By Dagem Teferra This mixtape was made with the theme of political and social impact in Africa and the diaspora. It includes tunes from Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, and the USA. In each song, the artist expresses either a social, ecological or political problem that occurs in their community. As hip-hop is an important tool
Stormzy’s global influence brings glory to Ghana!
Michael Ebenezer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr., known professionally as Stormzy is a British born musician of Ghanaian descent. Stormzy came into popularity in the year 2014 with his freestyles and battle rapping in South London. Stormzy’s reign to popularity was interesting because not only does he rap in English, but he became one of the
ENO BARONY: GHANA’S RAP GODDESS
Born Ruth Eno Adjoa Amankwah Nyame Adom in Tema, Accra, Ghana to missionary parents, Eno Barony’s rise to fame began in 2014 when her first single ‘Tonga’ received commercial airplay. In 2021, she became the first Ghanian female rapper to win Best Rapper at the Ghana Music Awards, beating Sarkodie, Amerado, Medikal, Strongman and Joey
Who is Black Sherif?
Mohammed Ismail Sherif Kwaku Frimpong, better known as Black Sherif, is a Ghanaian rapper from the town of Konongo-Zongo, Ghana. While there are many Ghanaian drill rappers on the rise, Black Sherif has been gaining the most amount of popularity in the Ghanaian rap/drill category. Many may ask, what makes Black Sherif so memorable and
M3NSA’s ‘Eyes But No Eyes’
Mensa Ansah, known as M3NSA, is a Ghanaian producer, composer, rapper, singer, and filmmaker born in Accra, Ghana. M3NSA comes from quite the artistic family: his father, Tumi Ebo Ansah, was a member of the Afro pop group Osibisa; his uncles include Kwaw Ansah, the film director, and Kofi Ansah, the fashion designer; his cousin