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Women History Month Quiz

The Philadelphia Tribune 21 Mar 2023
Who was the first African American women to win three gold medals in track and field in the 1960 Olympics for the 100 meters, 200 meters and the 400-meter relay? ... Who was the first African American woman lawyer in the United States and graduated from Howard University School of Law in 1872?.

Costa Titch: the rising white South African rap star who embraced black hip hop culture

Independent online (SA) 18 Mar 2023
Titch entered the entertainment world as a dancer with Cassper Nyovest, another South African hip hop mega star, before trying his luck as a rapper, often dabbling in the country’s amapiano dance music genre ... The South African hip hop scene achieved mainstream acceptance only a few years ago.

Mzansi’s house music star Holly Rey hosts new baking show

Independent online (SA) 17 Mar 2023
Multi-platinum award-winning South African House musician, Holly Rey is adding “Foodie” to her CV as the host of “Baking With The Reys”, which is set to air on SABC3 from April 4 ... "I'm set to release my first full album later this year and also set to release a new single, featuring hip hop sensation Blxckie at the end of April.

A woman named life: A ‘shining light’ for Syracuse’s kids died in Rochester concert panic

The Post-Standard 17 Mar 2023
Updated. Mar. 17, 2023, 6.00 a.m. Kia Washington and her mother, Eloise Jean Leflore at Eloise's home she shared with late daughter Aisha Stephens March 14, 2023. Aisha tragically died in Rochester March 6 at a concert when she and several others were trampled by a crowd surge. N. Scott Trimble ... NEW!. 344. shares ... She loved African and hip-hop dancing.

Hiplet Ballerinas to perform at CoMMA

The Morganton News Herald 16 Mar 2023
The only company in the world to perform the signature trademark style, Hiplet (Hip—Lay), created by decorated dance instructor Homer Hans Bryant, the Hiplet Ballerinas fuse classical pointe technique with African, Latin, Hip-Hop and urban dance styles rooted in communities of color.

Happy birthday, Colfax! Plus MCA Denver’s Cinema Azteca and more things to do this week ...

Denver Post 16 Mar 2023
Happy birthday, Schulyer Colfax!. Thursday ... The former speaker of the U.S ... 3-5 p.m ... Friday-Saturday ... 320 E ... The Ballad of Bobby Trombone,” he’ll hold a birthday bash on Thursday, March 23, featuring a headline performance of his expertly blended influences, ranging from hip hop to the West African drum and dance, Afro-Latin, pop and rock ... ....

The Sampler: Jen Cloher, Brandn Shiraz, Fever Ray

RNZ 15 Mar 2023
... nurtured a collective of artists who musically tended toward hip hop, but didn’t impose any restrictions ... There are obvious American touchstones on this album (it is the birthplace of hip hop), as well as African and Latin rhythms, and a huge influence from the Pacific Islands.

Thebe Magugu becomes the first African designer to curate a Spotify playlist

Independent online (SA) 14 Mar 2023
Joining the likes of fashion other designers and stylists including, Yoon Ahn, Brandon Blackwood, Bobby Wesley, No Sesso, Zerina Akers and Misa Hylton, who have all taken over the playlist in the past- Magugu becomes the first African designer to curate the playlist.

WATCH: Five biggest moments of Costa Titch’s career #RIPCostaTitch

Independent online (SA) 13 Mar 2023
“Nkalakatha Remix” won Best Collaboration at the South African Hip Hop Awards. Given its success throughout 2020, it was hardly a surprise that Titch took home the award for Best Collaboration at the South African Hip Hop Awards (SAHHAs) for “Nkalakatha Remix” ... African countries.

Things to Do in Miami: Afro Roots Fest with Amadou & Mariam March 14, 2023

Miami New Times 13 Mar 2023
Much of what is considered American music — rock, jazz, hip-hop, blues, and even country music — has roots in African music. And for nearly 50 years, the musical duo from the West African nation of Mali, Amadou & Mariam, has returned the favor ... Their career began with a sparse traditional African sound ... "That's the advantage of living together ... .

Black History 101 Mobile Museum visits Oberlin Schools

The Morning Journal 07 Mar 2023
Park St ... “This is how they made sure the slaves didn’t run away,” el-Hakim said in the release ... The mobile museum is an award-winning collection of more than 10,000 original artifacts of African American memorabilia dating from the trans-Atlantic slave trade era to hip-hop culture, according to the release ... (Courtesy of Oberlin City School District).

Red Bull Dance Your Style to Host National Street Competition During HipHop50, The Crown Talks ...

The Source 06 Mar 2023
Variations of dance are rooted in Hip-Hop. With this being the 50th year anniversary of Hip-Hop, what does the genre mean to you?. Culturally and spiritually, my dance style has deep roots in African culture, so hip-hop, along with West African culture, is what I was brought up on since birth.

Inside the ‘70s NBA: ‘Black Ball’ finally spotlights a crucial moment in sports history

The Los Angeles Times 06 Mar 2023
Paying homage to African American hip-hop culture, we wore coveralls, bandannas, and sequined jerseys, and we danced to the latest rap and R&B hits.” But then the team was sold to the more corporate-minded Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment ... “skinnier, whiter, blonder.” The hip-hop was replaced by Motown.

Everything my brother taught me about life

New Statesman 06 Mar 2023
On the night bus, a few seats ahead of me and across the aisle, there was a man just like my brother ... As kids we saw each other fortnightly ... [See also ... Not just the drugs, but the music – left-field electronic dance tracks and 90s Hip-hop. He remembers smoking his first joint under a bridge by the canal, a South African strain called Durban Poison.

‘Mass Country’: South African rapper AKA’s posthumous album is a mixed bag

Independent online (SA) 03 Mar 2023
Just weeks before being gunned down in what appeared to be a hit, the South African rapper AKA (Kiernan Forbes) had announced he was ready to release his new album, “Mass Country... In “Crown”, South African rapper Emtee joins him in asserting his place at the top of the hip hop game and in calling out for concomitant blessings.

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