Latest News for: African hip


Egypt’s Black Theama band to perform at El Zamalek Theater on February 26

Egypt Today 26 Feb 2021
  ...   ...   ...   ...   ...  .   ... Singing in Egyptian colloquial Arabic, Black Theama produces politically charged music originating from Egyptian roots such as Nubian rhythms and other African-influenced sounds including R&B, hip hop, jazz, blues, funk, and reggae, and their songs are sung in Egyptian colloquial Arabic ... .

More musical genres getting noticed in country music capitol of the world

WPTV 25 Feb 2021
But take a deeper look at the history of the music scene there and you’ll quickly learn that much of the foundation was built by African American artists ... Holt also works with the promotion company Lovenoise and represents several African American artists in Nashville like Bryant Taylorr, a rising star on the local and international hip-hop scene.

Mumbai college to start certificate course in hip-hop from March

Hindustan Times 25 Feb 2021
Ingle, who himself has been rapping for more than a decade and also emcees rap battles in and around the city, said the course will teach hip-hop as a medium of communication and take students back to the roots when African Americans and other oppressed groups in the US used hip-hop to make their voices heard.

New Nashville music museum sets African American history to a terrific soundtrack

Cleveland 25 Feb 2021
NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Much of African American music is borne of hardship and heartache, from slavery and Jim Crow to civil rights struggles and police violence ... The music showcased here was largely developed as a response to the many challenges facing African Americans over centuries, from the Middle Passage to Black Lives Matter.

Black health activists gain momentum from pandemic and build on history

Cadillac News 24 Feb 2021
Movements like Black Lives Matter have fused Pan-Africanism, hip hop, LGBTQA rights and civil, human and health rights, said Clarence Spigner, a University of Washington professor of health services who teaches classes such as "Structural Racism and Public Health.".

Marvel's Cinematic Universe Packs 13 Years Of Amazing Superhero Worthy Music

Game Rant 24 Feb 2021
RELATED. The Top 10 RPGS With The Best Soundtracks ... The First Avenger ... Awesome Mix Vol. 1 ... Guardians of the Galaxy Vol ... Thor ... Black Panther produced not only original songs and an accompanying album by Kendrick Lamar, it features a marvelously written score from Ludwig Göransson (The Mandalorian), which blends electronic, hip hop, and African rhythms.

Total package — Museum explores Black music across genres

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 21 Feb 2021
The National Museum of African American Music (, which opened with a virtual ribbon-cutting on Martin Luther King Jr ... fills a gap by telling an important and often overlooked story about the roots of American popular music, including gospel, blues, jazz, R&B and hip-hop.

Medicare, 3D tech combine to draw patients from Africa, Gulf countries to South India

Gulf News 19 Feb 2021
Medical and industry players in Karnataka and Kerala told Gulf News that the annual patient numbers visiting south Indian states from African countries alone ran into tens of thousands annually, underlining south India’s emergence as a medical hub ... From Sudan for a hip implant.

Freddie Opoku-Addaie: 'Dance festivals capture the imagination'

The Observer 18 Feb 2021
Hottest front-room seats ... Read more ... Opoku-Addaie’s thoughts about change also cover more imaginative programming – juxtaposing hip-hop, traditional African dance and ballet, for example – making the industry more self-sustaining, and giving artists “invaluable slack time” to develop beyond the conveyor belt of forever creating the next show ... .

Tributes pour in after death of Zim Dancehall musician Soul Jah Love

Independent online (SA) 17 Feb 2021
Socialite and senior arts reporter at The Herald newspaper in Zimbabwe Tafadzwa Zimoyo told the African News Agency (ANA) that Soul Jah Love rose over the years to become the epitome of the popular Zim Dancehall genre, which has dwarfed other traditional Zimbabwean music categories.

Shot at stardom

NIT 17 Feb 2021
Shaka Cook is not going to waste his shot. “I live my life by one rule,” he told the National Indigenous Times. “Take every opportunity that comes your way even if you don’t want to or you’re afraid to.” ... Set to a hip-hop musical background, the original American version casts mostly African-American stars to portray the historic white figures ... ... ....

Review: Talib Kweli's 'Vibrate: A Rap Story' speaks to the history of Black liberation

USA Today 16 Feb 2021
Brooklyn-raised MC Talib Kweli invites readers into his life as a student of hip-hop, Black liberation and Pan-Africanism in "Vibrate Higher.".         ... .

New museum traces history of Black music across genres

Longview News-Journal 14 Feb 2021
The National Museum of African American Music, which opened with a virtual ribbon-cutting on Martin Luther King Jr ... Visitors can learn choreographed dance moves with a virtual instructor, sing “Oh Happy Day” with a choir led by gospel legend Bobby Jones and make their own hip-hop beats.