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DRUGS AND HIP HOP IN UGANDA

Over the past few years, some international rappers have died due to drug overdose, rappers like Mac Miller who died at 26, Juice Wrld who recently died at 21,just to mention a few. The Hip Hop industry in America has a bad image of rappers selling drugs, using drugs and misusing drugs at the same […]

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WILL HIP HOP BE UGANDA’S BIGGEST GENRE IN 2020?

At the genesis of Hip hop, the worldwide appeal wasn’t foreseeable, but now, almost 50 years later; it’s impossible to imagine a planet without hip hop and rap music. On the Ugandan scene, hip hop has been described as a “wanna be” genre, with radio and television presenters not [most of the time] playing hip […]

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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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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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Naxa in his Gospel gives all the hope and Vision the Youth need

He is a poet in-transition as he wraps contemporary issues in his raps as an outcome of his gift without bias of what religious sect – we all need hope.

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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, […]