An African Hip-Hop Anthem

The Aluu 4 was a necklace lynching that involved four young men, Ugonna Obuzor, Toku Lloyd, Chiadika Biringa, and Tekena Elkanah, all students of the University of Port Harcourt. They were all lynched after they were falsely accused of theft in Aluu, a community in Ikwerre local government area, Rivers State, Nigeria on 5 October 2012. M.I. Abaga wrote Ashes in response to this tragedy. 

A review of Abudebi Zonjon's 'I've Decided'

Ghanaian artist releases 'I've Decided', a song inspired by a real life event.

Breathtakingly dark and artful

Renowned producer ​Wax Tailor has released his album ​The Shadow Of Their Suns on the 8th of January 2021 via ​Lab'oratoire. ​With 6 studio albums and more than 800 concerts in 60 countries and numerous awards, ​Wax Tailor is recognized as one of the main ambassadors of the electro-hip hop international scene. A must-see and hear for any serious music aficionado.

An African musical odyssey

Over three years in the making, ZIK ZAK is an African musical odyssey, featuring some of the freshest talents from nine countries on the mother continent. Tying this remarkable range of artists together are German production team ANCIENT ASTRONAUTS, weaving the vocal talents of the African singers into their distinctive “Boom Dub” sound. Drawing on Hip Hop, Dancehall, Roots Reggae, and Soul.

An Underrated Classic

Hypocrisy Is the Greatest Luxury is the debut album by alternative hip hop crew The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, released in 1992. Hypocrisy Is the Greatest Luxury was met with critical acclaim. 30 years after its inception the album is still relevant and fresh.

Ogene music gains popularity on the Nigerian music scene.

The traditional Ogene music of Southeast Nigeria is making inroads into contemporary music genres.