Get to Know: Kommanda Obbs, A Leader in Lesotho's New School of Rap

From AfriPOP! Mon Dec 17 2012, 03:06:09

(photo credit: © Hlompho Letsiel via Mahala) Sounds Like: Busta Rhymes went on a pilgrimage in the Maloti mountains and came back a Sesotho poet. The low-down:  The self-described pioneer of ts'epe (steel or iron)- a sub-genre of hip hop unique to Lesotho - has meticulously refined his craft to develop a distinct flow that sets him apart from many of his peers. He entered the music industry in 1998 [...]

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Kenya:   Fresh Attack Thwarted in Garissa County - Govt (news)
Capital FM
22 May 2015

Police officers on Thursday thwarted an attempted terror attack at Yumbis village in Ijara constituency within Garissa County by Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab militia. [read more]

Ethiopia:   Landslide Likely for Ethiopia's Long-Time Rulers (news)
Al Jazeera
21 May 2015

When Ethiopia's ruling party and its allies won 99.6 percent of the vote in the country's last elections five years ago, some wondered if a government often accused of suffocating the opposition would ... [read more]

Morocco:   Govt Looks Set to Ease, Not Scrap Abortion Ban (news)
Thomson Reuters Foundation
21 May 2015

Every day hundreds of Moroccan women and girls put their lives at risk by seeking backstreet abortions or trying to end unwanted pregnancies themselves with needles and poison. [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!