Women across the African diaspora are reclaiming themselves through their work in hip hop music. The rappers are choosing to express themselves openly and freely.
I chose the theme of my mixtape to be “Queer Hip-Hop Artists of South Africa” to not only introduce Queer artist of South Africa to
Female MCs in Africa have long faced barriers in trying to enter a male-dominated industry that doesn’t take them seriously or believe that can create
Please click here to access the playlist. As noted in our class discussions and reading materials, African women have faced many challenges in the hip-hop
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