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 Empowerment in South Africa

South Africa is the home of many female emcees. South Africa has the largest female emcee scene in Africa. With most of the female African

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

keep hip hop queer

For my mixtape project, I chose “Keeping Queerness Visible from Artists of South Africa.” As the world becomes more and more accepting of the LGBTQ+

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