Latest News for: African hip


Nigerian icon Fela is long overdue for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Beijing News 13 Apr 2021
Not his intoxicating blend of Yoruba trance music, highlife-derived harmonies and African American funk and jazz ... There he was, always uniquely dressed in embroidered brocades and African-inspired prints ... In its current form, it incorporates West African rhythms, hip hop, R&B, dancehall and reggae-influenced beats.

Opinion: Ohio's artists are fighting for survival. The public can help.

The Columbus Dispatch 10 Apr 2021
The dance art form is expressive and vibrant. Columbus dance practitioners offer a variety of dance genres from contemporary, hip-hop, West African, Tap, Classical Indian, Flamenco to ballet, jazz and modern. In early 2020, dance artists were preparing new work to perform in spring and summer concerts ... More ... Are masks here to stay? ... More ... Facebook ... Email.

West, Chang headline Cal U hip-hop conference

Herald-Standard 08 Apr 2021
... Hip-hop Conference, which will take place virtually April 13 and April 15. West and Chang will present, “Hip-hop, Social Justice, Politics and the Pandemic” at 6 p.m ... Kelton Edwards, director of African American Studies at Cal U, and creator of the Hip-hop conference.

Agyeiwaa and Baajo have most streamed songs on Spotify in Ghana

Joy Online 06 Apr 2021
The first 30 days demonstrated how Ghanian listeners overall love a mix of local and Pan-African artists, with 4 of the top artists being from Ghana and Nigeria ... Today’s Top Hits, hip hop playlists “+233 Bars” and “Rap Caviar” are in third, fourth, and fifth place respectively.

17 culture picks: ‘Broadway Backwards’ with Jim Parsons, Cynthia Erivo, Glenn Close

The Los Angeles Times 01 Apr 2021
These shows lead our rundown of this weekend’s online concerts, theater, art and other culture for your viewing consideration. All times are Pacific. “Broadway Backwards... The L.A ... Free ... Sudan Archives turns the violin into the soul of her funk, hip-hop, African rhythms ... Sudan Archives turns the violin into the soul of her funk, hip-hop, African rhythms.

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Biltmore Beacon 01 Apr 2021
Qualified students must be residents of Buncombe County, intending to pursue a career in the performing arts such as dancer (ballet, modern, hip hop, street dance, tap, clogging, step, African, and other styles); acting; music (instrumental); vocalists (classical, pop, rap, ...

National Museum of African American Music Opens in Nashville

Houston Forward Times 31 Mar 2021
From the hymns of slaves in the 17th and 18th centuries to hip-hop artists’ powerful message in the 20th and 21st centuries, African American artists have created and influenced generations of music lovers ... From rock and roll to blues, jazz, and hip-hop, music is as much the ...

'They are going to come after you': a doctor's advice on rugby's battle over brain injuries

The Observer 29 Mar 2021
, 41, played for Newport, Leeds, Llanelli Scarlets and Brive, and won 33 Wales caps between 2003 and 2008 ... The Hollywood version of Omalu’s story was told in the Will Smith film Concussion ... ... ... ... ... ... ... So ... My temple hit a South African player’s hip and I was out on the pitch, I swallowed my tongue and I had to have that taken out, and I woke up in hospital.

Mansfield council announces cultural grants

The Sun Chronicle 28 Mar 2021
Middle High School winter percussion and drama programs, African Dance Experience, Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra, Fuller Craft Museum, Hip Hop dance exercise for seniors, pastel painting by Gregory Maichack, combating hate and prejudice by Holocaust survivor Janet Applefield, ...

Basquiat Exhibit At MFA First Of Its Kind

CBS Sports 27 Mar 2021
This is the first show to contextualize Basquiat’s work in hip hop culture,” said Liz Munsell, co-curator of “Writing the Future. Basquiat and the Hip Hop Generation.”READ MORE ... Multiple galleries filled with unique pieces build a timeline of Basquiat’s influence in hip-hop and the post-graffiti movement.

Colouring outside the box: How local hip-hop artists are disrupting media

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Mar 2021
South African hip-hop artists are catching up to their US counterparts, with a number of them adventuring into media ... The Braai Show’s first guest was Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula who spoke to the rapper about shoes, Rolex watches, Pan Africanism, hip-hop and other topics ... “Hip-hop has been a pioneer in the digital space globally.

Nasty C backtracks on 'I would out-rap Eminem' comment

Independent online (SA) 26 Mar 2021
Award-winning South African hip hop star Nasty C has backtracked from a bold statement he made recently. The “Zulu Man“ star got tongues wagging on social media when he said he would out-rap American rapper Eminem. It all started when Nasty C went live on Instagram to engage with some of his followers ... “I tell you what, I could actually spank Eminen ... .

‘Chronicling Stankonia’ casts an academic eye on hip-hop in the South

Atlanta Journal 25 Mar 2021
The Rise of the Hip-Hop South." ... An alumna Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellow at Harvard University, Bradley is an assistant professor of English and African diaspora studies at Kennesaw State University, where she teaches courses on Southern hip-hop and culture, among others.

Let’s Play Ball! African American Women in Early Athletics

The Tennessee Tribune 25 Mar 2021
One of the earliest examples of African American women involved in professional sports was the Philadelphia Dolly Vardens ... Three African American women–Toni Stone, Mamie “Peanut” Johnson and Connie Morgan—did just that, in 1953, when they were signed to the Indianapolis Clowns Negro League baseball team ... African American women also took to the court.