Afrika Rise!

Maasai Hip Hop

XPS team up with Dar's finest Fid Q

New music video: Furaha

A couple of artists who have distinguished themselves from the generic Bongo flava-sound in Tanzania have joined up for a new single and video. ‘Furaha’ by Arusha-based group X Plastaz and Dar es Salaam’s finest, solo rapper Fid Q, was launched in May on Channel 5 (East Africa TV) and this week across other stations and the web.

Redman single by X Plastaz producer

Threesixty & Redman

In anticipation of his new album ‘Reggie Noble 09 1/2′, Def Jam recording artist Redman is dropping the first single titled ‘Coc back’. Production for the song was done by Threesixty, also known as X Plastaz’ dj.

XPS represent Africa in gathering of giants

Gsan in BET Cypher 2009

In September 2009, Gsan traveled to Brooklyn, New York to participate in this year’s BET Cypher, the annual gathering of America’s top hip hop emcees. He was joined by dj Premier, KRS One, Wale and Nipsey Hussle. The Cypher was first broadcast on October 27th on BET. Watch the video here!

Roots Rockers TZ style

Maasai reggae

Coming soon: Maasai reggae. After X Plastaz introduced their own brand of hip hop, aptly titled ‘Maasai hip hop’ for its fusion of Maa vocals and hip hop beats, it’s time for the next step.

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@RAGE_On_Twittz soon come another X Plastaz & @FidQ collabo (with Dj Threesixty aka Bamba Nazar who produces Redman) called 'Afrika'

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