In Eritrea, Masse (ማሰ) and MelQes (መልቀስ) performances, just like what’s now called free-style hip-hop, are combination of speech, prose, poetry and singing and delivered in a rhythmic flow, on the spot, without any rehearsals.
When Nip was killedlast year outside his Marathon shop in South LA, the world came to a stop. Tributes came from one end of the world to the other. Government officials, artists from all medium, actors, musicians, and sport icons paid their respects to him, while his fans across the globe held candle vigils in their home towns. Continue reading Ermias Caps off His Victory Lap with Two Grammy Awards→
As the mighty people and nation of Zimbabwe are in the middle of celebrating their 39th year of independence and territorial integrity, the African Diaspora is being moved by the recent loss of one of Mother Africa’s glorious sons Ermias Joseph Asghedom, better known as Nipsey Hussle. Continue reading Zimbabwe: Celebrating Nipsey, Embracing Eritrea→