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Encyclopedia > Congolese hip hop

The capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kinsasha, has long been a major home for pan-African styles of popular music like rumba, soukous and kwassa kwassa. Long-time performers on the Kinsasha scene include Profetzion (formerly of Holokaust, later Les Guérrisseurs), Fatima CIA and the rapper Passi. Rumba is both a family of music rhythms and a dance style that originated in Africa and traveled via the slave trade to Cuba and the New World. ... // Soukous is a musical genre that originated in the Congos during the 1930s and early 1940s, and which has gained popularity throughout Africa. ... Kwassa Kwassa (or kwasa kwasa) refers to a dance rhythm where the hips move back and forth while the hands move to follow the hips, and was very popular in Africa in the late 1980s. ... Passi City is a 5th class city in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. ...

World hip hop (see Hip hop outside the United States)

African - Albanian - Algerian - American - Angolan - Arabian - Asian - Australian - Austrian - Azerbaijani - Bahraini - Belgian - Bosnian and Herzegovinan - Botswana - Brazilian - British - Bulgarian - Canadian - Cape Verdean - Chinese - Congolese - Cuban - Czech - Danish - Dominican - Dutch - Egyptian - European - Filipino - Finnish - French - Gambian - German - Ghanaian - Greek - Greenlandic - Guinean - Hong Kong - Hungarian - Icelandic - Indian - Indonesian - Irish - Israeli - Italian - Ivoirian - Japanese - Kenyan - Korean - Latin American - Lebanese - Malagasy - Malaysian - Malian - Mexican - Moroccan - Native American - Nepalese - New Zealand - Nigerian - Nigerien - Norwegian - Polish - Portugese - Puerto Rican - Romanian - Russian - Rwandan - Senegalese - Serbian - Singaporean - Slovak - Slovenian - Somali - South African - Spanish - Swedish - Swiss - Taiwanese - Tanzanian - Togolese - Turkish - Ugandan - Ukrainian - Zimbabwean To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Hip hop music has been popular in Africa since the early 1980s due to widespread American influence. ... Arabic hip hop is the hip hop music and culture originating in the Arabic-speaking world. ... Hip hop is quite a new style of music for Bosnia and Herzegovina, but it has nevertheless proven very popular. ... Ivoirian hip hop is a major part of the popular music of Côte dIvoire, and has been fused with many of the countrys native styles, such as zouglou. ... Latin rap is not a homogeneous musical style but rather a term that covers all hip hop music recorded by Latinos, as in Chicano Rap, Hip Hop Latino, and Hip Hop en espanol. ... Native American hip hop is popular among Native Americans in the United States and the First Nations of Canada. ... Portuguese hip hop (Hip hop português) mostly known as Hip Hop Tuga is the Portuguese variety of hip hop music, although different because it is mixed with African music from Lusophone Africa and reggae. ... Serbian and Montenegrin hip hop started in the late 80s, with groups such as Cool Green Posse, Who Is The Best and Robin Hood. ... Artists Dog G L.A. Boyz MC HotDog Machi TTM Categories: Music stubs | Taiwanese music | World hip hop ...



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