Dope Saint Jude is queer hip-hop artist and activist from Cape Town, South Africa. From what I’ve seen so far, Dope Saint Jude is a
This episode is one of the student podcast projects done for the Hip Hop in Africa class. In the podcast, the students discuss the role hip-hip has in Africa today, how that role has changed over time, and the ways in which hip-hip will continue to shape Africa throughout the future.
Overall the three students had a fascinating conversation that touched on topics ranging from the 2014 protests in Burkina Faso, to local elections in South Africa, to Queer identity in Uganda.
Links to the Profiles of Artists Mentioned in the Podcast
Prophetsofdacity: Instagram: @ProphetsOfDaCty | https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/age-of-truth/id980221784?ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Keko– who was mentioned in regard to Queer rights in Uganda | Instagram: @KEKOTOWN | https://itunes.apple.com/ug/artist/keko/6545490
Ben Sharpa: Instagram: @bensharpa | https://itunes.apple.com/lu/album/b-sharpa/507165770
Dope Saint Jude: Instagram: @DopeSaintJude | https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/dope-saint-jude/1273682233
Sarkodie: Instagram: @sarkodie | https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/sarkodie/326184896
P Square: Instagram: @Peterpsquare | https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/p-square/108757588
The color black is so powerful. That is the thought that comes to mind when I first watched South African artist Dope Saint Jude in
Lady Leshurr is an English rapper, singer, and producer. Lady Leshurr’s Queen Speech 4 video, from her Queen Speech series, went viral this past year.
I recall watching a Dope Saint Jude video earlier in the course. She was raw and so eclectic, so when I saw her name on
English rapper, singer, and producer, Lady Leshurr’s style is one that immediately resonates with listeners on a lyrical level because of her ability to reference