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  • blog May 29, 2015

    New Takun J and A Hipco Rundown

    Takun J is a Liberian hipco icon, as well as the country’s Gender Based Violence Reduction Ambassador. He has taken on many of the biggest issues facing Liberia throughout his career, and his two latest tracks are no exception. In … Read more »

  • blog November 12, 2014

    Ebola Awareness Songs

    Throughout history, music has had a vital role in African communities in communicating news, advice and educational messages. In the face of the Ebola epidemic, West African musicians have taken the lead in spreading awareness and information to the public … Read more »

  • interview March 10, 2014

    Young Fathers on Their Democratic Recording “Dead”

    Young Fathers, Scotland’s leading rap trio, have returned, after three excellent EPs and the recent “Music to… Babylon” mix for iD Magazine, with their debut full-length, DEAD (available from Anticon in the US). The band tackles dark subjects on the … Read more »

  • blog January 24, 2014

    Young Fathers’ “Music To… Babylon” mix

    Scotland isn’t exactly known for its thriving rap scene, but Young Fathers aren’t exactly a typical Scottish rap group. The band was formed back in 2008 by Alloysious Massaquoi, born in Liberia; Kayus Bankole, who spent part of his childhood … Read more »

  • blog December 30, 2013

    Hip Co Festival: A Success for Liberia!

    Earlier this month, enthusiastic crowds came out to support some of Liberia’s finest home-grown talents at the second annual Hip Co Festival in Monrovia. The festival lasted from December 7th to 8th and featured performances by nearly 40 artists. The … Read more »

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