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.
EMMANUEL JAL with ABDEL GADIR – Asabi
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