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DR Congo 51st Independence celebration: Salaam Kivu All Stars

October 23, 2011

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10-23-2011 3-17-30 PM congo salaam kivu all stars film fest

Very cool initiative by Yole!Africa youth center in Goma empowering youth to make every aspect of this.   Surprisingly well shot and edited.  Read all about it below.

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There’s something about small islands and big music.

June 27, 2011

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6-27-2011 stp blindado

Jamaica had reggae.  Cuba had…that Cuban music in that Ry Cooder flick.  And Sao Tome has Jedy Blindado.  

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One of the best vids out there. SO good! From where?!

June 25, 2011

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6-25-2011 gabon sarkozy

If you think hiphop has become G-rap, then you’re kinda right.  Here…it’s Gabon-rap!  Yeah, that’s right. 

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Dude’s hair longer than Crystal Gayle??

June 25, 2011

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6-24-2011 rapsusklei

Okay, so his hair is really long.  But if hair is to length what skill is to rapping…

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Muana Kinshasa: so, I Think He Lives in Germany, but this Tune Slays

June 24, 2011

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Muana Kinshasa 6-23-11

Super catchy song, sounds like it was sampled (he did a Breathe remix), but the tune’s beautiful. Not a video, but…

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Rooch.B is Ripped and Raring to Go from Brazzaville with a Supercatchy Chorus

June 24, 2011

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6-23-2011 rooch.b rap ya yaya

You know what I like about this besides the addictive hook?  

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Butene from Brazzaville, Congo. Awful sound quality, but some rap potential here.

June 23, 2011

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6-22-2011 Butene congo

These 3 guys have a Lincoln…a Bentley…a White Background…and nothing else!  

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The Young Boys from Tchad with “4 My Town”. (Song, not vid)

June 23, 2011

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6-22-2011 Tchad Young Boys

So, not everyone can make a video.  That’s cool.  It’s all about the music, anyway.  They speak French and Arabic in Tchad.  These guys are rapping in French.   Not much rap coming out of Tchad.  That’s makes it all the better!

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Take Three 6 Mafia. Put ‘em in C.A.R. and…Voila: “Mu Niama”

June 21, 2011

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un million Mu Niama Centrafrique

This is a classic.  It’s just pure rumpshaking rap from the Central African Republic–Centrafrique–from rapper Un Million.  

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Big Nasty, Straight Outta…Cameroon

June 21, 2011

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Big Nasty's Who I Be

Big Nasty’s vid, “Who I Be” was shot with a better video camera than most vids, but…

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