Sunday, June 16, 2024

WomanCrushWednesday

WCW: Fatts is Putting The Gambian Flag on the Map

"Don't call me the best female rapper" boldly rapped Fatts, as she declared she is the best rapper period; male, female, trans or androgynous. Fatts spoke to us at Hip Hop Africa about her come up, growth, heritage, comparisons...

WCW: AKA’s Young Heir, Kairo Forbes

"I know Kairo is the one but I need someone to expand my legacy, a son with you the icing on the cake." The late Kiernan Forbes rapped those words on the song 'Dangerous' on his posthumously released last...

WOMAN CRUSH WEDNESDAY: Femcee-Evangelist, B.O.U.Q.U.I

Our WCW is the legendary Nigerian femcee from the 2000s. Bouqui or B.O.U.Q.U.I (pronounced Bukky) is a Nigerian-American rapper, singer, songwriter, on-air personality, fashion designer and author. Born Bukola Folayan on February 18, 1979, Bouqui was one of the...

#WomanCrushWednesday: Sampa The Great

Featuring on the Wakanda Forever Original soundtrack album alongside Barbadian Superstar Rihanna shot her into international stardom but Sampa Tembo has been popping in the Australian rap scene for more than a minute. The country she was based in...

#WomanCrushWednesday: Tems Grammy Win Is A Win For HipHop

Nigerian artist, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, has earned herself a spot as our #WomanCrushWednesday for her contribution to Future’s track titled “Wait For You” which featured Drake.She bagged another international award at the 2023 Grammy awards.The 65th...

#WomanCrushWednesday: @CleoIceQueen Multiple Award-Winning Zambian Rapper Who Also Got Signed To Def Jam Africa.

Our woman crush for this week is the beautiful, hardworking and talented Cleo Ice Queen.Clementina Mulenga (born 14 June 1989), professionally known as Cleo or Cleo Ice Queen is a Zambian-born hip-hop recording artist and television and radio, presenter....

WomanCrushWednesday: Kenya’s “Femi One” Keeps Setting Records In East Africa

In 2020 just when the world was put on lockdown thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, rapper Femi One managed to keep her fans entertained in the comfort of their homes after she released the song ‘Utawezana’ that became an...

HipHop Africa WomanCrushWednesday: Sierra Leone’s Nata Is Rap’s Sweetheart.

Born Aminata “Nata” Bangura in The Bronx, New York but also raised in New Jersey— both areas had shaped her insight and love for Hip Hop culture (alongside being first generation Sierra Leonean- American).From singing in school/church choirs,...
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Hommie Blaze Shares Infectious Debut EP “Lost & Found”

Ghana’s music scene and African Hiphop scene welcomes a vibrant newcomer, Hommie Blaze. The versatile new artist announces his...
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