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

LINEAR NOTE

The Kenyan hip-hop industry continues to evolve with the many social trends that arise. The appreciation of Black Excellence has recently taken the Black community

A Closer Look With L&L – Bree Runway Edition

In this podcast L&L, also known as Lauryn and Lauren, review Bree Runway’s latest project. Her album, 2000AND4EVA, was released in 2020 and claims to explore themes of women empowerment and combating colorism. The hosts analyze Bree Runway’s music and message while answering the age-old question; does the album slap?

Bree Runway, Your New Fave

Bree Runway, born Brenda Wireko Mensah, is a 28 year old musician skilled in both singing and rapping. Originally hailing from Ghana, the artist grew

Meaning Through Music: Sarkodie’s Lyrical Legacy

Music is a powerful form of art in which individuals can express their emotions and convey meanings through beautiful, harmonious ways. Conveying such passion through

Wanlov The Kubolor Addresses Colorism through Personal Experience in “My Skin”

Ghanaian artist Wanlov The Kubolor speaks on the effects of colorism on people in Africa and his personal experience with it in 2008 with song