The Minimalist Aesthetic in Ayriq Akam’s New Songs

Dzekashu MacViban   Ayriq Akam’s experimental hip hop goes from soulful to minimalist       Perhaps best known for “Bienvenue au Cameroun”, a hip hop song with a soulful influence released in 2010 to wide acclaim, Ayriq Akam can…

Culture Ebene, Stone Karim and a Revenge Narrative

Dzekashu MacViban  Stone Karim at the Institut Français de Haïti Writing for Culture Ebene in 2012, Tatla Mbetbo’s piece “Le slam camer est stone” (Cameroonian spoken word is Stone) reads more like a “revenge narrative” rather than a journalistic piece.…

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