Tanzania

Tanzanian Hip-Hop: A Primer

Those beats! One of the biggest musical change that occurs during the period of Tanzanian music covered by &#8220;Live From Bongoland&#8221; is the introduction of hip-hop. Starting from a small-scale, DIY underground, hip-hop style and music localized, transitioning from English ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18705/tanzanian-hip-hop-a-primer/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Dansi: A Primer

In our Hip Deep program &#8220;Live From Bongoland: The History of Tanzania&#8217;s Music Economy,&#8221; we trace the evolution of musiki wa dansi, the guitar-based, big-band music that dominated the nation&#8217;s clubs and airwaves for well over three decades. Dansi, with ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18617/dansi-a-primer/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Live from Bongoland: The History of Tanzania’s Music Economy

In the &#8217;70s and &#8217;80s, the East African nation of Tanzania was home to one of the continent&#8217;s greatest music scenes. But you wouldn&#8217;t know from the recorded evidence. Join us for this Hip Deep edition of Afropop Worldwide, as ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18634/live-from-bongoland-the-history-of-tanzanias-music-economy/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Live from Bongoland: The History of Tanzania’s Music Economy

In the &#8217;70s and &#8217;80s, the East African nation of Tanzania was home to one of the continent&#8217;s greatest music scenes. But you wouldn&#8217;t know from the recorded evidence. Join us for this Hip Deep edition of Afropop Worldwide, as ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18634/live-from-bongoland-the-history-of-tanzanias-music-economy/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Dansi: A Primer

In our Hip Deep program &#8220;Live From Bongoland: The History of Tanzania&#8217;s Music Economy,&#8221; we trace the evolution of musiki wa dansi, the guitar-based, big-band music that dominated the nation&#8217;s clubs and airwaves for well over three decades. Dansi, with ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18617/dansi-a-primer/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Tanzanian Hip-Hop: A Primer

Those beats! One of the biggest musical change that occurs during the period of Tanzanian music covered by &#8220;Live From Bongoland&#8221; is the introduction of hip-hop. Starting from a small-scale, DIY underground, hip-hop style and music localized, transitioning from English ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18705/tanzanian-hip-hop-a-primer/"> Read more &#187;</a>