Didier Awadi: The Roots
The song “The Roots” rapped by Didier Awadi and M1. It is a striking stand against imperialism and white superiority. The song says: “I ain’t a black man, I am an African.” This might be used to describe the way non-blacks perceive all black people as the same.
HHAP Episode 3: Xuman and Keyti on Hip Hop Culture in Senegal
This episode features an interview with Senegalese hip hop pioneers and activists Xuman and Keyti. Xuman and Keyti have been active in hip hop in Senegal for over 20 years. They now host a hip hop news show called Journal Rappé on YouTube. The episode featured on this podcast features the U.S. rapper M1. Journal Rappé: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCImRGQL_sK7OHi1h823Nc0w
Gibril Da African
From all over West and hailing Accra, Ghana Gibril, a.k.a. The Foreign Exchange Hustler’s mother is from Ghana and father is from Sierra Leone and has spent time throughout the West African coast, learning, traveling, performing in Ghana, Togo, and Nigeria to name a few and has also spent time in and around many European
Documentary ‘Ni Wakati’ Brings American, East African Artists Together
By Msia Kibona Clark | 15 MARCH 2011 Los Angeles — The new documentary by Kenyan filmmakers Michael Wanguhu and Russell Kenya premiered at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles this year. It proved to be a good year for Kenyan film, with eight films set in the country. Ni Wakati is a documentary that