Archive for September 8, 2010

Umi (P.O.W.)

Umi from P.O.W./PEOPLE’S ARMY/RBG FAM was born in Tuskegee, Alabama. He continues to show listeners that music can be used not only to get money, but also to mobilize and motivate the people. Umi is a creative musician with an insightful sound that has been practicing and performing since 8 years old. He has brought […]

Mutulu “M1” Olugbala – dead prez

M1 is one half of the dead prez i pair of underground alternative rappers. They have become known largely for their hard-hitting style and politically active lyrics focusing on the inadequacies of the public education system, minority entrepreneurship, social revolution and corporate control over the media, especially hip-hop record labels. dead prez made their stance […]

Kamau “Kama” Ngigi

Kama (real name Kamau Ngigi) is one third of the group Kalamashaka (aka K-Shaka) a hip-hop group based in Dandora, Nairobi, Kenya. The other members are Oteraw (Roba also featured on Ni Wakati) and Johny. The group was formed in the mid 90’s. They became popular with Tafsiri Hii hit in 1997. The group curtain […]