Hip Hop Links

Here is a list of websites, blogs, and podcasts that feature content on hip hop in Africa.

Beat Bangaz Radio: This is an online radio station by Beat Bangaz, DJ Collective of DJs out of Cape Town, South Africa. They are DJs Ready D, E-20, and Azuhl. They use the platform to livestream a mix of old school hip hop, electronica, and South African music 24/7. Check out their Beat Bangaz Online and tune-in to Beat Bangaz Radio.

Planet Earth Planet Rap (PEPR): This is a 24/7 online radio station that plays hip hop from all over the world, and feature a lot of content from Africa. PEPR is also part of Chuck D’s And You Don’t Stop! radio show and RAPstation operation.

Rap Radio Africa: This is an online radio station that features rap music and live talk shows. The website features a live streaming format that plays hip hop from around Africa. It started out as a radio show on Coal City FM 92.8 and was founded by Bionic Mbah (Czar) in November of 2003.  

AfricanHipHop.com: This is one of the oldest websites dedicated to reporting on hip hop-related happenings among African MCs. Africanhiphop.com brings news, interviews, feature stories, DJ mixes, and web radio shows. The discussion forum has united heads from all over the world.

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HipHopAfrica.net: A website promoting urban African culture via the web. HiphopAfrica.net brings new and exclusive music, mixtapes, and albums from your favorite African rappers and also emerging and underground rap and hip hop artists whose various profiles can be found on the site as you navigate.

HIPHOCALYPSE: This was the first African Hip Hop podcast. It was hosted by Zimbabwean host Sensai T8. They showcased African hip hop artists from all over the continent. The podcast ran from 2007 until 2011. The show is no longer produced, but their episodes are on their Podomatic site and contain early music from some well known hip hop artists.

Apple Music Africa Hip-Hop Playlist: This playlist is curated by Apple Music, but contains some of the latest hip hop out of Africa. “These are the essential African hip hop tunes to hear right now. Our editors regularly update this playlist.”

5 comments

  1. Hi my name is kallas I’m a rapper from Cape Town I been making music since 2014 try a get on radio for years i was hoping perhaps you could help me my music video link is at the bottom thanks for your time

    Kallas – the freshness

    https://youtu.be/Ggz7T-_O07o

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