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27 May
Chi Modu, the legendary Nigerian-born photographer who was responsible for some of hip-hop's most famous photographs, died over the weekend. He was 54.⁣⁣
2 Apr
Rapper and songwriter, Olanrewaju Ogunmefun, better known by his stage name 'Vector' on The Dice this week with Sammy Walsh talks about 'Crown of clay' with M.I, the rap culture in Nigeria, and moments that defined his rap career.
20 Mar
Taha Fahssi aka "El Grande Toto" and Ghizlane aka "Snowflake" form part of the new Moroccan rap scene, which is moving up the streaming charts and attracting the interest of major labels.
15 Aug 2020
This man just made his own version of a classic Notorious B.I.G song, 10 Crack Commandments, and people are loving it.
11 Jul 2020
Many people think rap music is only made by gangsters and criminals. Kenyan rapper Madigolo wants to change this perception. The young artist believes her music helps empower women.
30 Apr 2020
Gilbert Bani popularly known by his stage name A-Q, is a Nigerian rapper and songwriter. He spoke to GuardianTV about rap in Nigeria, his album project, and how his relationship with other rappers.
1 Feb 2020
His mother joined him on stage for the big moment. It is the 28-year-old rapper's first Grammy Award. In his speech, Tyler also thanked Pharrell, whom he has cited as one of his major influences in music. Tyler, the Creator, via 2020 Grammys 'IGOR' is the fifth studio album from the California native. It was released back in May 2019 and went on to become his first no.
17 Dec 2019
Rap music may not be the most popular genre with local gospel artistes in Nigeria, but there's one man who believes he can change that narrative by making Christian rap for music lovers.
7 Dec 2019
Police in the southern city of Hyderabad shot the four men accused of raping and killing a vet in the southern city of Hyderabad. The suspects had tried to snatch the officers' weapons during a reenactment of the crime.
15 Nov 2019
The legal battle over Migo’s 2018 song, “Walk It Talk It,” has concluded, with the case being dismissed in favor of the rap trio.
6 Sep 2019
Five killed in stampede at a rap concert in Algeria
23 Aug 2019
Rap legend Snoop Dogg has insisted he doesn't care about record sales.

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