Category: Trap Music
Skat Nati’s “Sira”
A rising star on the Ethiopian hip hop scene, Skat Nati is a young artist whose popular 2018 song ስራ “Sira” has made him tough to overlook. The sound, lyrics, and imagery in the “Sira” music video exemplify the extent to which hip hop has become so globalized in recent years, given the meteoric rise
Bucky Raw Shows Us What Trapco is All About in “Pump Tire”
In one of his singles from 2017, Liberian Trapco artist Bucky Raw incorporates both Liberian colloquial and American references in “Pump Tire”. Pump tire is known as a form of punishment in Liberia where one squats up and down repeatedly until they have learned their lesson through the pain experienced. Using a bumping hip hop
Hipco Artist Christoph stays true to his native liberian dialect
Christoph, Liberia’s upcoming hipco (Liberian hip-hop) artist is gaining popularity with his crisp style and hot verses. Aside from his attractive looks and charismatic personality, he has made great contributions to the Liberian hip-hop community. He stays true to his identity by rapping in koloqua (Liberia’s Local dialect) so that his people can understand his
Say’hu is a Gambian American hip-hop recording artist from Charlotte, North Carolina. His music stresses the issues of capitalism, poverty, and war and is often loaded with witty metaphors and heart felt messages that everyone can relate to. With hip-hop being his musical root and most important source of inspiration, he says artist such as
Based in New York City, Milandou Badila aka Young Paris, is not only taking over the hip hop game but also branching out to other different genres. Paris has been acknowledged fo his incorporation of hip hop, trap, and African drumbeats along with electronic music. Born to Congolese parents, Young Paris and his nine other
Switching The Game Up….Trae Yung
Trae Yung is a female rapper/mc who hails from Zimbabwe’s capital of Harare. This Female MC is not one to be reckon with. Her rap is about everything,life issues such as the problems people face everyday. She doesn’t just rap about life problems but about love,street life,just life in general.
Shane Eagle – JULIA
South African hip hop artist Shane Eagle takes a simple and smooth approach to discuss important social and political topics in his music video JULIA. The music video opens with the South African hip hop artists eating cereal and blankly starring at a television screen playing cartoons. The video then cuts to black and white
Today I Learned: African-American & African Trap Is Pretty Much Identical Thanks To Cassper Nyovest’s “Tito Mboweni”.
Now first and foremost it is not my intent for this brief assigment to be perceived as a criticism, condemnation, or any negative synonym associated therewith. It is instead an American rap fan being exposed to the cultural similarities between African-American and African trap music and working out his thoughts on [digital] paper.
Liberia’s Lyrical Mastermind: Bucky Raw
The demoralizing transition from a beautiful country turned upside by civil conflict and government corruption, left their mark on the people of Liberia. During the war, cannibalism became the new norm, corpses became the new terra firma, and children were traumatically stripped of their innocence. The nation’s young ones were abducted, brainwashed and turned into