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Swahili Hip Hop Culture


4 May 2005 No Comment

“As it became clear that Tanzanian rappers were voicing their constructive criticism in rap, the older generation has become more supportive than they used to be. The Tanzanian Arts Council has recognized rap as an official genre within Tanzania’s pop music, and urges young rappers to use their lyrics to discuss society’s problems, such as drugs, sexual abuse and lack of education.” 

Read the article on Swahili Hip Hop Culture at the Tanserve website.

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