African Popular Culture and the Path of Consciousness: Hip-hop and the Culture of Resistance in Nigeria

Wale Adedeji


Having witnessed a gradual popularity and boost in Africa from the 1990s, hip-hop is rapidly becoming a dominant culture among the youths as a vehicle of local social critique and Global inter-connectivity in the public sphere. While incorporating elements from their own local cultures to appeal to home-grown sensibilities, hip-hop musicians have found a platform for getting their messages and ideas across to local audiences through music.......(etc ..etc...)


Hip hop, Youth culture, Conscious music, Resistance, Nigeria, Africa

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