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FAB Interview: Seun Kuti speaks about the diminishing African culture as he sees it

Seun Kuti, one of the front lining personalities of the Occupy movement in Nigeria and the youngest son of late Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti recently spoke with Scottish-Jamaican rapper, Akala – set apart for his lyrical rapid-fire flow prowess whose … Continue reading

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FAB to be Black: The Sorry State of UK Hip Hop- by Daphne Tona Weyalo

“When people fail to define their culture or are prevented from defining their culture, liberties are taken,” said MOBO award-winning hip hop artist Akala speaking at the Intelligent movement festival.

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FAB asks: What does hip hop mean to you?- by Daphne Tona Weyalo

“I couldn’t define what hip hop means to me. I listen to such a broad range of music, but I grew up listening to hip hop music. Obviously as I got older I branched out more. I think hip hop … Continue reading

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FAB Scene: A Journey into the History of Hip Hop- by Daphne Tona Weyalo

And what a journey it was. MOBO award-winning UK hip hop artist Akala and West African multi-instrumentalist, composer and singer Sona Jobarteh showed us a glimpse of hip hop history and its unexpected roots.

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