Afrow Zenda born Rutendo Zenda is a rapper , song writer and producer who has produced for top Zimbabwean Hip Hop artists with hit songs and club banger he first introduced himself with a Dab Dab which was a club and radio hit song.
Coming as a single from Afrow Zenda’s debut Album (Zhara), is a track called Cinderella. Its basically a Shona love song about a low life guy who is love with a beautiful Woman who also happens to be out his league.This single was released as jam to vibe to this years valentines season.This love story is for inspiration to the guys who crush on ladies with higher lifestyle than them
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Hip-Hop in Africa: Prophets of the City and Dustyfoot Philosophers by Msia Kibona Clark
Throughout Africa, artists use hip-hop both to describe their lives and to create shared spaces for uncensored social commentary, feminist challenges to patriarchy, and resistance against state institutions, while at the same time engaging with the global hip-hop community. In Hip-Hop in Africa, Msia Kibona Clark examines some of Africa’s biggest hip-hop scenes and shows how hip-hop helps us understand specifically African narratives of social, political, and economic realities.
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Upcoming hip hop sensation Shiddoh Brown has released the re-up to his smash hit “Inoita”. On this new version he features United Kingdom based Zim hip hop rapper WaMambo, Marcques, upcoming female sensation Miss Mcayz with Afrow and Souljah Luv on the hook. The song was also produced by Afrow, who was at hand on the original version. Shiddoh Brown possess a rare storytelling ability which sets him aside from other rappers and makes him the undeniable ghetto champion hailing from Highfield.
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Maxy Jay brings out the half of himself. Maxy Jay is a Chitungwiza born and bred Rapper who came to fame with the single “Tyoki Steady Chilla” which received a lot of air play on Power FM on the Hip Hop Amplified with Promethus, and was nominated for the Chitown Music and Entertainment Awards. The China based artist speaks about what he terms the ghetto dream, he is a gifted storyteller and bearing the skill of great word play. This is the his first full length project, which is a Mixtape containing six tracks and freestyle the concept is to get to know his narrative and pragmatic half. He worked with Two Producer’s Raydan and Don Stotta. Maxy Jay talks about hardwork, haters, high school, and partying just like an young man in the hood would. Tracks like “Emotions”, “They Don’t Know”, and “Put it Back” convey a catalogue which is a mixed bag which has entitled the announcement of Maxy Jay to the whole Hip Hop mainstream.
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South African MC, Gigi LaMayne releases her new track, #1BAR (Prod. ABZA) this Friday.
Gigi Lamayne is one of our favorite lyricists.
A part of the “Born Free”* generation, Gigi Lamayne has matured so much as an artist since her first single “Ice Cream” was released years ago.
Her new track #1BAR samples sounds rom Kwaito Legend, `Makhendlas, “Iminwe”. In the track, Gigi Lamayne “displays not only flawless lyricism, but also vernacular wordplay”
*The Born frees are South Africans Born after the fall of apartheid in 1994.