DC: Chico Mann Live at the W Hotel 4.23 + More Tour Dates

Chico Mann, alter ego of Marcos Garcia - guitarist for afrobeat band Antibalas - will perform his own (self-described) style afrobeat freestyle during his upcoming tour, starting in DC at the W Hotel (full schedule after the jump). Analog Drift, his sophomore release on Wax Poetics showcases this original sound, influenced by a wide range including his family's Cuban roots, the afrobeat of Nigeria, and the electronic beats circulating dance floors today.


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The 10 Best HHP Songs Ranked

On the second anniversary of HHP's passing, we rank 10 of the South African hip-hop legend's best songs.

Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known by his alias HHP, was a pivotal part of South African hip-hop. Renowned for trailblazing the motswako sub-genre in the early 2000s, the rapper sadly passed away on October 24th, 2018 after a long and much publicised bout with depression.

During his active years, which span two decades (from 1997 to 2018), he was instrumental in breaking barriers and bridging the gap between kwaito and hip-hop in SA, from the late 90s to early 2000s.

He became a household name in the 2000s as he spearheaded the motswako movement, propelling it to the mainstream and solidifying his legendary status in the process.

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