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How To Promote A New Release On The Cheap

While simply uploading music and hoping for the best works out for some, most musicians need to promote their work if they want to make their mark with audiences. Music promotion is a broad term that covers everything from urging fans to listen to new music over social media to launching a costly professional PR […]

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Hey Fam’ no one cares what you are going through, just keep Grinding

I had a conversation with an old friend of mine – about life, work an life again and really just life. Life encompasses; work, love, pain and more. The topics we had were revolving around work, finances and then hip hop. He said something about how UG Hip Hop has a lot of it’s politics, […]

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All 2018 Albums & Mixtapes plus where to get them

If you are reading this, likely the year is over or is coming to an end. 2018 has been an interesting year for hip hop most of the time. On a sad note: UG Hip Hop lost Mulekwa (R.I.P) towards the end of November. You might have missed some of these projects or you just […]

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Who really needs UG Hip Hop History?

The past, the future or maybe like S.T.R.A.P the Futuristic Past – What would we prefer or need? The present?

First of all Hip Hop history in Uganda is so much lurking and no one is really to blame. We have to look over the initial impediments that the genre/culture faced at the time of its emergence. Even though; when Hip Hop in Uganda was born is still a questionable argument. Some stand with 1993 or earlier and others trace it up to 1994.

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Dear Young Rapper You can Make Money off Hip Hop without a concert!

The media some times chooses to forget or even observe certain things especially around hip hop circles. When I say Media you know what I mean; the newspapers, radio, T.V. to some level FB Journalism.  Before I go on with my rant  please this is what Kyle Duncan of New Vision had to start with […]

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Spiritual references on Baru’s Magdalene ft. Precious

Magdalene is spiritual. It’s human vulnerability put out for us to observe and absorb. Magdalene at it core is not necessarily a hip hop album. Precious has the hip hop edge to her (if you remember “Enough” on Drugs EP), but on here she delivers soulfully over experimental and intentioned trap and rnb beats.

The cover art to this album is a painting of Jesus’ appearance to Magdalene.

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Parte After Parte and the more skills the merrier

Circa 2014, just thinking about recording my second song “R.H.O.D.A. State” I hit Buddies Studios, in the glory days of Andy Music and earlier but not so popular days of The Weezy on the Beat, I meet Big Tril. Tall guy, easy going and so approachable. I joined him on the couch and sat just […]

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To Enjoy UG Hip Hop, Dig Deeper

I was busy minding my business and the phrase “dig deeper” came to thought. I thought about how it has been a while since I last used my digital ink to talk UG Hip Hop. When was the last time I created a playlist based off new tracks? I personally don’t recall. But I so […]

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Big Tril’s hit song “Parte After Parte” official video is OUT now – Watch

“Parte After Parte” is currently making making rounds and having career defining rotation for Big Tril. The Striker Ent’ artist has the hottest track right which was released on Aug 5 and everyone who hears it is left with the “after Parte , after Parte’ effect. The official video includes compiled clips of fans and […]