Mixtape: Francophone Hip Hop and Political Consciousness

Hip-hop is at the forefront of political contestation in Francophone Africa, and has been for decades. Too-often unrecognized in the West, particularly in the Anglophone

mixtape project: drill in hip hop galsen

Rap in Senegal, known mainly as hip hop galsen, originates from the early period of rap’s arrival in Africa in the late 80’s and early

Omo Frenchie: London’s Rising Afrobeats Artist

Recognized for its evolving genres, London has seen the rise of Garage, Grime, and Dubstep, amongst others genres, and, most recently, has birthed its own

Daara J Family and “Tchékoulé”

Since bursting onto the scene in Senegal in 1997, Daara J has been a staple of the country’s prominent hip hop movement. Originally a trio

Matador: From Thiaroye To the world, Civil society in Hip-Hop

Senegalese hip-hop has historically been on the front line of the civil society of the country’s political struggle against government corruption and repression. These artists

HHAP EPISODE 56: LORD EKOMY NDONG ON GABONESE HIP-HOP & FRENCH POLITICS (Video)

This is the video of our interview with Lord Ekomy Ndong. The video was originally posted on our YouTube channel.

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