Month: March 2020

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How did August 11 Become Hip-Hop’s Birthday? It All Started With A Party But What`s Its State In Uganda?

Hip-hop celebrated its birthday on Thursday as we previously posted on our social media handles. How do we know this? Date: August 11, 1973. Location: 1520 Sedgewick Avenue, Bronx, New York. A party held on this date and place 49 years ago today witnessed the birth of Hip-Hop, one of the most listened music genres in Turkey and the world. A PARTY IS CONSIDERED AS THE CIRCLE OF HIP-HOP In […]

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How Break dancing Got Olympic Status To Debut At Paris Games in 2024

Forget ice skating. Breakdancing is the coolest new Olympic sport. The International Olympic Committee in Dec 2020 officially announced it will add breakdancing to the Games under the name breaking. Breaking, of course, is a style of hip-hop dance that includes footwork and athletic moves like back or head spins. The dancers, often called b-boys or b-girls, will be able to compete in the 2024 Olympics in Paris. And here […]

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The Voguish Cultural Operation of Hip-Hop Among The Indigenous Xun and Khwe Youth of Platfontein, South Africa

Hip-hop is regarded as a “cultural” form because it contains the key elements and patterns of symbolic action and meaning that are deeply felt, commonly intelligible and widely shared among members of the hip-hop community. The culture of hip-hop incorporates four prominent elements: rapping (i.e. the oral), tagging or bombing (i.e. the visuals: marking the walls of buildings and subways with graffiti), DJ-ing (i.e. aural: collaging the best fragments of […]

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Buganda’s Sovereignty: The 55 Kings Who Ruled After Kintu

Since written records didn’t kick in until 1862, the oral tradition served as a source of history. At least five different lists chronicle the stories of individuals said to have ruled Buganda Kingdom. In Buganda Gye Twasubwa (The Buganda We Missed), Dr Adam Nsubuga Kimala, basing on research by Prof Kiwanuka, lists at least 55 Buganda kings, who ruled after Kintu; from Seguku to Bemba. These, however, do not feature […]

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