African Hip Pop Music

Hip hop started as a music and culture trend in New York in the 1970s. It’s a product of inner city life and has historically been the voice of black inner city youth. But it has deep Jamaican and African roots, apparent in the rawness of its beats and the rhythm of its lyrics. VOA’s Paul Ndiho has more.

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