A little taster of the diversity of hip hop on this week’s show, with songs from the Cameroon, Sudan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Slovenia, Singapore and more … AND Central Australia.  It was great fun for me to research music for the show, and thanks for the positive feedback – there a lots more Hip Hop artists to feature on future shows.

The track list

NEGRISSIM – A Bongue; Pour La Terre and Hip Hop Developee (Negrissim are from the Cameroon.  These tracks are from their latest album “Bantoo Plan Vol. 1
EMMANUEL JAL – Gua.  From Sudan, a former child soldier, now international hip hop star,  human rights activist and founder of the Gua Foundation, a humanitarian organisation which works with individuals, families and communities to  overcome the effects of war and poverty.
DUBIOZA KOLECTIV – Euro Song  (This Hip Hop Collective from Bosnia Herzogovine asks why do performers from Eastern Europe only get to perform on the Eurovision Song Contest)

IMHOTEP – Pow wow in Bering Bow – great track, fusion of sounds from Morocco and France
MUTE AGENCY – Indi Hip Hop (Iran)
MASIA ONE – Pulau – Singaporean Hip Hop star Masia One, celebrating the islands off the Malay Peninsula
VIPA – Yet Kouniz (Tunisia)
MATTA FORE – Until the Last Breath (Senegal)
KLEMEN KLEMEN – Velik Problem (Slovenia)
ICO – Pljuniti Lapin  (Slovenia)

Dan the Underdog performed ‘Hypocrite’ live on the show, and talked about his music, work and collaborations.

More info about Dan