Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
In 2014, African hip-hop has graduated from the bedroom and walked into the boardroom. It’s left its cape (baggy jeans) at the door and picked up a pair of tight-fitting pants. In extreme cases, hip-hop has shed the ‘urban’ look completely and chosen shiny suits; it’s lost its assumed roots in the underground and allowed
Saturday, August 24th, 2013
It’s Afropunk Fest weekend in Brooklyn and a few of us at AIAC will be partaking in the madness. Resident DJ Chief Boima will be hosting the After Dark Africa Latina party tonight at Brooklyn Taphouse from...
Saturday, May 11th, 2013
Many collaborations and surprise comebacks popped up in our feeds this week. First, this one by Kenyans DNA and Tanzania’s Mr. Nice, who tried his luck in South Africa for a while but now seems to have...
Saturday, October 27th, 2012
I’m taking cues from Africa is a Country’s contributors this week. First up, Boima dropped by Amsterdam’s African Hip-Hop radio’s studio and delivered this set. One of the tracks featured on there is ‘TOHL’ (above) by Togo-born...
Friday, June 8th, 2012
Tchobari duo shot the video for ‘Quem Mandou? (Me Nascer)’ in Catambor, Luanda “to show a different side of our city”.