LargeUp News: Walshy Fire & PBS Want Your Senegalese Riddims
Beat Making Lab’s All-Female Senegalese Collective
Dakar x NYC Global Hip-Hop Exchange
Video: Akon, The Real Story
Watch Akon‘s VH1 Behind the Music special revealing the Senegalese singer’s humble beginnings.
An African Minute: Oli Benet + Senegalese Skaters
OKA takes ‘An African Minute’ with global skater & DJ Oli Benet to ask him why Senegalese skaters are in a class all their own.
Video: Keyti’s Revolutionary Rhymes
Keyti delivers a series of poignant poetic verses on the streets of Dakar that so vividly capture the seemingly never-ending tribulations of his people.
Youssou For President?
Will Youssou N’Dour run for President of Senegal?
Video: Zakee ‘Push The Power’
Philly-via-Dakar’s Zakee keeps up the versatility in this vibes and sunshine clip for “Push The Power.” …
Audio: Senegal Diva Fatou Laobé
Dakar diva Fatou Laobé delivers mbalax dance tunes with stunning vocal tenacity and range, download her Hé Laobé cassette.
Video: Ayshay “WARN-U” + Nguzunguzu Remix
In “WARN-U,” Senegal-via-Kuwait vocal sculptress Ayshay reinterprets sacred Islam songs of her youth into swelling electronic experiments, stream the track plus a remix from Nguzunguzu.
Video: Zakee “Dope Girl” + Assimilations LP
Zakee rides around town with his “Dope Girl” in this rainy day clip for the single off his now coppable new album Assimilations.
Video: Zakee Talks Art and Artists in Brazil
Zakee delivers some soliloquies in Rio de Janeiro.