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Category: African Hip Hop Blog

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While international urban culture has for long been fascinated with Jamaican culture, style and slang, until recently there has been little interest in the mother continent. For a long time it was not cool to display any signs of one's African identity. In 2007, renewed interest in African fashion and style seems to come from unexpected directions. Whereas in the 80's and 90's artists' individual styles were all important, now capitalism seems to lead the way in reintroducing African Cool on a larger scale.

Read on... an article (written by Juma4 who is also the editor of Africanhiphop.com) on how 'Africa' has become fashionable again in the international fashion and media world. The story is available at Baobabconnections.org, our official partner site.

And while you are at it: Baobabconnections is about to launch a competition in which you can win 1000 euros (1200 U$ dollars) by producing a poem, lyric or video about the UN Millennium Development Goals. Stay tuned as we will announce the competition here on the main page, too.



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