Have you ever thought of food references made in music and how metaphoric they tend to be? Do you think this makes hip hop even more literary? Being a dedicated foodie, I sat down to write and talk about my favourite food inspired lines. The thought hit me when I re-listened to Play01’s “Ova” – njenva Kachumbali abaako ova”
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 […]
Dagg Mizzo has released a fifteen track project, Kingdom Come.
Mr. Edwin Ruyonga has released his new album Voice of My Father, two years after Glory Fire. Voice of My Father is a 15 track project which dropped today, Jan 3. 2018 has started a great musical note. Ruyonga is one of the most influential Ugandan Hip Hop artists; this project wasn’t much promoted and […]
The second run of the UG Hip Hop Awards happened last Thursday 14 of December at Golf Course Hotel. The competition was stiff and in most categories the results seemed more dramatic, unexpected and quite shocking. Another brick was added on the UG Hip Hop house. Below is a full list of winners and the […]
In this year’s edition of the top hip-independence (hip hop inspired Independence Day) playlist; we have interesting entries that we think really deserve to be mentioned. Year to year we do curate this playlist as a way for us to show we can celebrate Uganda’s independence through hip hop. We also aim at limiting the […]