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Celebrating Tanzania’s new Generation of Sound: The Lounge Tanzania releases its first mixtape
Celebrating Tanzania’s New Generation of Sound, The Lounge Tanzania Releases Its First Mixtape and It’s a Must Listen The Lounge Tanzania Mixtape Vol. 1: The Modern Voice of Bongo in 17 Tracks “The Lounge Tanzania Mixtape is an amazing body of work. The level of talent and skills displayed on the Mixtape has surpassed most
African Hip Hop and Mental Health
In this podcast Hip-Hop in Africa students discuss various aspects of mental health. They talk about African artists who have spoken out about their battles with depression. The students then engaged in a very honest and open discussion with hip hop ambassador, poet, and rapper Toni Blackman. She detailed bridging the gap between the privilege of mental health and hip hop culture. Toni Blackman expounds upon her own personal advocacies, projects, and efforts geared towards bridging the gap between the two worlds while using her platform as a international rapper. Artists Mentioned: Gigi Lamayne – https://soundcloud.com/gigi_lamayne PatricKxxLee – https://soundcloud.com/patrickxxlee Nthabi – https://soundcloud.com/msnthabi Toni Blackman website: https://www.toniblackmanpresents.com Hip Hop meditation soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/missblackman1 Research – Hip hop and mental health – https://www.newframe.com/hip-hop-and-mental-health Mental Illness: Invisible but devastating – https://www.un.org/africarenewal/magazine/december-2016-march-2017/mental-illness-invisible-devastating Video: WTFIMH—What The Fuck Is Mental Health? Song: https://youtu.be/6EkBXb1vaHU
“Big Boys Don’t Cry!” & Other Lies Perpetuated By Society.
Toni Blackman is a female rapper who is of African decent. In her song “Big Boy Cry Too” from the album “Nova Nu Soul” she discusses social norms that should be abolished. She starts off by talking of a relationship and how she has something on her mind that she must get off her chest.