The UK through the lens of The African diaspora

For this mixtape, I focused on the modern rap scene in the United Kingdom, more specifically England. All of the artists in the mixtape are

HIP HOP ENGAGED

Hosted by: Hana, Isata, Linette In this episode of Hip Hop Engaged we will be discussing political and social awareness in Africa. We highlight how

WOMEN IN CONTROL

Nigerian and world-renowned writer, speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke to the necessity of empowering females and feminism…  “We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make

The power of hip-hop: Africas FREEDOM FIGHTERS

The music industry has dramatically grown in the last couple of years despite harsh conditions faced by musicians on and off the continent. Music is

celebrate the female braggadocio

From the outsider’s gaze, hip hop is at times seen as monolithic and is trivialized by the outsider’s perspective – labelled as materialistic, unnecessary, and

THE BLAACKBERRY PODCAST – COLORISM IN THE HIP HOP INDUSTRY

In this podcast two students in the Hip Hop in Africa class discuss colorism in hip hop scenes throughout Africa and the United States. Iesha

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