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  • hip-deep August 20, 2015

    Hip Deep Ghana 2: 21st Century Accra From Gospel to Hiplife

    Hiplife, a fusion of hip-hop and highlife, has come of age, spawning subgenres tilting to roots culture, international rap, and boldly humorous satire, not to mention azonto, a dance craze that has rocketed to global renown in just over a … Read more »

  • blog December 9, 2013

    Muhammida’s Picks: A Global Hip-Hop Sampling

    Last week, we spoke with director Muhammida El Muhajir about her newly released documentary, Hip Hop: The New World Order. To help us delve a little deeper into the impact hip-hop has made around the world, she sent us this … Read more »

  • feature August 2, 2013

    Featured Artists: Hip Deep Ghana 2

    Featured Artists (Click names for link): Reggie Rockstone FOKN Bois Obrafour R2Bees Efya Daughters of Glorious Jesus D-Black Made possible by:

  • interview August 2, 2013

    Jesse Shipley, Part 1: Pan Africanism and Hiplife

    Jesse Weaver Shipley is a rare one. An Associate Professor of Anthropology at Haverford College, and author of a remarkable book about new African music (“Living the Hiplife: Celebrity and Enterpreneurship in Ghanaian Popular Music,” Duke U. Press, 2013), he … Read more »

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