The UK through the lens of The African diaspora

For this mixtape, I focused on the modern rap scene in the United Kingdom, more specifically England. All of the artists in the mixtape are

Breaking Societal Norms with the Beauties of Africa

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIWKhlJkANWnAmsSMzPKUOZX4yRK2cOHW The Playlist highlights a plethora of hip hop styles from the women of Africa. All the artists help break a prevalent and ubiquitous norm

Nigeria Speaks, Diaspora Speaks Back

Falz, Wale, Vector Tha Viper, Shaybo, Eva Alordiah, and ENNY: though all Nigerians, where these artists are based informs the way in which they talk

Mixtape: 1st Generation Diasporic Rappers and Their Experiences

In their songs all of these artists explore their identities within the context of the larger societies they live in. Subtextually, all of these artists

Between tWo worldS

This playlist will showcase songs that represent this artist’s heritage and their upbringings. This can be through their lyrics, the beat of the song, the fashion, or anything that is specific to their heritage. The subjects for this project will all be African female rappers who are second generation and so forth. ShayBo, Tkay Maidza, Enny, Little Simz, and Ms. Banks will be the subjects of this playlist. All of these songs were released within the last five years and all these artists are based out of the U.K.

“Peng black girls” cultural representation

English rapper, singer and songwriter Enny (who is of Nigerian heritage) is best known for her 2020 single “Peng Black Girls”. This single and music

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