Zimbabwean hip hop
Zimbabwean hip hop emerged to significance in the early 1990s.
There are many Zimbabwean Hip hop acts around the world that enjoy varying degrees of commercial success. The majority of them are he...
Algerian hip hop
Algerian hip hop music, as a genre, includes the hip hop music of both native Algerians and Algerians abroad. Algerians living abroad have contributed much to this genre, especially in France, where t...
Kenyan hip hop
Kenyan hip hop is a subgenre of hip hop music originating from Kenya. It is commonly a combination of Swahili and English (Kenya's official languages) as well as Sheng and various tribal languages. Af...
Boomba music
Boomba music, also referred to as kapuka (due to the beat pattern; not to be confused with kapuka rap), is a form of hip pop music popular in Kenya. It incorporates hip hop, reggae and African traditi...
Genge
Genge music, or Genge, is a genre of hip hop music that had its beginnings in Nairobi, Kenya. The name was coined by Clemo and popularized by Kenyan rappers Jua Cali and Nonini who started off at Cal...
AURA (United Artists for African Rap)
AURA (Artistes Unis pour le Rap Africain / United Artists for African Rap) is a collective of 17 hip hop artists (plus one griot) coming from ten different countries in West Africa (Benin, Burkina Fas...
African reggae
The Jamaican popular music known as reggae has spread to much of the world, including Africa. There are many African reggae musicians with a wide fanbase both on the continent and abroad. Four particu...
Soul to Soul (film)
Soul To Soul was a concert held in Accra, Ghana, on 6 March 1971, by an array of mostly American R&B, soul, rock, and jazz musicians. It is also the name of a 1971 documentary film recording the ...
African hip hop
Hip hop music has been popular in Africa since the early 1980s due to widespread American influence. In 1985 hip hop reached Senegal, a French-speaking country in West Africa. Some of the first Senega...
G.V. Series
The G.V. Series (perhaps for Grabation Victor) were a series of 10 inch 78 rpm Gramophone records produced in Europe and the United States from 1933 to 1958, and exported (or repressed on site) t...
Kwaito
Kwaito is a music genre that emerged in Johannesburg, South Africa, during the 1990s. It is a variant of house music featuring the use of African sounds and samples. Typically at a slower tempo range ...
Tanzanian hip hop
The widest form of Tanzanian Hip-hop music is known as Bongo Flava. Bongo Flava encompasses a large variety of different sounds, but it is particularly known for heavy synth riffs and an incorporation...
Senegalese hip hop
Senegalese hip hop began to emerge in the early 1980s. When hip hop first hit the scene in Africa, it went from merely being a fad, to a more social and political movement. Amongst the most influentia...
Nigerien hip hop
Rap Nigerien is a hip hop music style that first appeared in Niamey, Niger at the end of 1998.
Rap Nigerien is a mélange of different languages spoken in Niger. Sampled music is often mellow, and ...
Moroccan hip hop
Moroccan rap music is a Moroccan musical style related to rap and hip hop culture. It nevertheless stand out from the American Hip hop music or the French rap by its locality, by its proximity of Moro...
Gambian hip hop
The Gambian hip hop scene is a relatively new scene in African hip hop which mainly consists of young rappers primarily inspired by American hip hop and Senegalese hip hop.
Hip hop in the Gambia s...
Afro-rock
Afro rock is a popular dance music pioneered in the late 1960s and early 1970s by such groups as Aiye-Keta - Third World, a 3 Piece band with Remi Kabaka, Abdul Lasisi Amao and Steve Winwood, Monomono...
Ivorian hip hop
Ivoirian hip hop is a major part of the popular music of Côte d'Ivoire, and has been fused with many of the country's native styles, such as zouglou.
Hip hop became a mainstream part of Ivoirian m...