Namibia’s Finest Ladies of HIP-HOP Mixtape
Namibia is a country with many talented emcees, especially women. The mixtape, “Namibia’s Finest Ladies of Hip-Hop” features Ghetto Ballerina, Bella Harris, Lioness, RÖMI, and Karishma. Braggadocio is a key element of hip-hop as it helps establish credibility for female artists. Braggadocio is also used to call out competition which leads to artists ensuring that
Her name is Ghetto Ballerina and if that does not tell you everything you need to know about this multi-faceted virtuosa from Namibia then I would suggest dropping everything you are doing and pour over her musical catalog right now. Just like her name suggests she is an incredible mixture of grace and raw power,
Hottest Homegirl on the Block
Ghetto Ballerina’s video for “Homegirl” opens up with her and her homegirls fiercely using a car as a prop while some are sitting in it, sitting on it, and standing outside of the car. Ghetto Ballerina embodies what many women envision their girl group to be, the most fiercest. She comes out swinging with braggadocio
The youth of Namibia have spoken
With a track title like “National Address,” it seems like Namibia’s trio, LSD, has something serious to discuss. The opening scene of this video displays a protest with signs saying “don’t beat the women they make the babies” and “stop the violence.” From less than a minute into the video, viewers learn that women in
“As MEn we can” – Jericho’s plea to stop the violence
In early October of 2020, Namibia was rocked by surges of domestic violence cases against women, multiple of which tragically ended in death. While the resulting protests in Namibia may have seemed reactionary to the recent murder, rape, and domestic violence cases to the rest of the world, this storm has been brewing for a
Jericho – “As Men We Can”
Namibian artist Jericho released “As Men We Can” in his album The Recovery in December 2020. In the song, Jericho makes a call to his Namibian brothers to end violence against women and children. Through his lyrics, Jericho condemns the surge in violence and calls for men to join together and protect women. The artist
What is your Mode?
As soon as I played Namibia Kevo Maro’s song “Beast Mode” I was intrigued by the beat as it seems to take listeners to another universe. While there is a vocal break at the beginning of the song which allows the beat to only play, I begin to think he sounds like Travis Scott. Another
Because Who SaId SO?
I know you are probably getting flashbacks of your mom saying “because I said so” from the title. But, currently, it is because Namibia’s underground rapper, Cosi Hooligan, said so on his collaborative track titled “Said So” with Davey Dagger and Tazeuskhamun. “Said So” can be found on the mixtape titled “Out the Trap: Stories