The Clairvoyant by Joyce Ashuntantang

“The Clairvoyant” by Joyce Ashuntantang is part of #100DaysofAfricanReads (curated by @SisterKilljoy). It relates the moving story of how Ma Bechem, a Cameroonian seer, who is babysitting her daughter’s baby in Connecicut, is sought out by a woman who wants…

U No Di See by Sentury Yob

    Midway between spoken word and rap, this song hardly draws parallels with contemporary Cameroonian music because it draws from old school rap and experiments with Pidgin English.   Mufor Eric Atangana aka Sentury Yob was born in 1988.…

Lapiro de Mbanga: Protest, Power and Politics

Nchanji Melvin     Musicians are integral members of society because of the popularity and the power they wield, but the question as to what role they play in society has often been asked. To what end should they put…

Jovi: A New Chapter in Cameroonian Hiphop

Last year, the Cameroonian hip-hop scene took a major step in consolidating its place in the African hip-hop world with MuMak’s release of Jovi’s self-produced debut album, H.I.V (Humanity Is Vanishing).   Before Jovi’s emergence, no solo Cameroonian hip-hop act, especially…

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