Always wanted to hear the classic Blahzay Blahzay song “Danger” in a hip-hop track from East Africa. This is a video of images and footage of East African hip hop artists (Tanzania, Uganda, & Kenya) with “Danger” playing in the background.
This episode features a conversation with two hip hop pioneers from Tanzania, KBC & Zavara (aka Rhymson) from the group Kwanza Unit. The conversation discusses the early days of hip hop in Tanzania, the influence of Mwalimu Julius Nyerere (Tanzania’s 1st President) on the social consciousness in Tanzanian hip hop, language and Kwanza Unit’s decision…
30 days of Tanzanian hip hop: Day 21 – Zavara aka Rhymson. In 2010 wearing a Watengwa t-shirt. I’ve known Zavara since 1996 and I have not met many emcees that were that dedicated to developing hip hop culture in Tanzania. Since day one Zavara has been all hip hop, all the time. For ZavaraRead…