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Re: Digest Number 366

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  • balbs26
    Thanks Michael -- i d be interested in seeing/hearing it once the compilation is comeplete. Keep me posted and thanks for the ideas. Josh ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 3, 2003
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      Thanks Michael --

      i'd be interested in seeing/hearing it once the compilation is
      comeplete. Keep me posted and thanks for the ideas.

      Josh

      --- In african_music@yahoogroups.com, "Michael Leahy"
      <writestuff@c...> wrote:
      > Can't help you about NY. But you should check out
      www.africanhiphop.com It's
      > an excellent source of information. Current names to look out for
      include
      > Nigga Nation, Rak Tak Squad (tops) and X-Plastaz. In South Africa,
      look for
      > Godessa. I'm currently working on a compilation of this sort of
      material.
      >
      > M
      >
      > HI --
      > >
      > > I am a new member to the group but have been a long time African
      > > music fan. Recently, a friend gave me a copy of Africa Raps!
      > > (Trikont,) and I loved it. Unfortunately, it is almost
      impossible to
      > > get much information about African hip hop here in NY (or at
      least I
      > > have not found it yet). I know that a lot of stuff is coming out
      of
      > > Dakar, but mostly on tape and frequently locally.
      > >
      > > I tend to like the songs that include at least some of the
      > > traditional instruments or rhythms, not the more pop-sounding
      stuff.
      > > It amazes me how hard it is to find even some of the bigger names
      > > like Positive Black Soul. Does anyone have suggestions for
      groups I
      > > should check into as well as places to purchase it in NY? I know
      > > Stern's Music website but any retail stores?
      > >
      > > Thanks in advance for any help.
      > >
      > > best,
      > > Josh
      > >
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