Music from Guinea/US – Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate

A US-African Hip Hop Duo with african music influences – Sekou Kouyate from Guine the African Jimi Hendix of the Kora and Joe Dricscoll  from ney York present a fusion of Reggae, Hip Hop , Folk and Afro Beat

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Music from Germany – Varinia Akua

Marinia Akua , a soul and pop singer from germany just released her EP “From my heart into your ear ” , love this cover from hip hop singer Marteria , think thats the start of a great career

Music from Belgium – Scala & Kolacny Brothers

Scala & Kolacny Brothers is a girls’ choir from Aarschot in Belgium, which consists of about 60 members, girls and young women aged 14 to 24 years. Scala , the choir  is managed by the  brothers Stijn and Steven Kolacny. The choir was especially known by adaptations of well-known pieces of pop and rock music. Ar the  performances about 30 to 40 of the girls and the two brothers are usually present on stage

Here is their adaptionb of the Radiohead song “Creep “

Wir und die Anderen – unsichtbar

Wir und die Anderen (WudA): unsichtbar

Genre: Acoustic Hip-Hop

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The german acoustic hip-hop band Wir und die Anderen (WudA) from Ingolstadt released their first album ‘unsichtbar’ the 1st march 2013. Now we got it, and I’ve to say it’s amazing!

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Music from Poland – DJ Tomekk

DJ Tomekk, born in 1975, is a hip-hop DJ from Krakau. Listen to his track “Ich lebe für Hip-Hop”, featuring Grandmaster Flash f/ Curse, GZA, Prodigal Sunn, Steiber Twins:

Music from the US – Blakroc

Blakroc is a rap rock collaboration album by Ohio-based blues rock band The Black Keys and several hip hop and R&B artists. The project has been overseen by Damon Dash, co-founder and formerly owner of a share in Roc-A-Fella Records. The album was recorded at Studio G by co-producer Joel Hamilton. Album guests include Raekwon, RZA and the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard of the Wu-Tang Clan, Jim Jones and NOE of ByrdGang, Mos Def, singerNicole Wray, Pharoahe Monch, Ludacris, Billy Danze of M.O.P., and Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest. (source wikipedia) 

What you do to me ( Billy Danze of M.O.P., Jim Jones, & Nicole Wray)

Ain´t nothing like you (Mos Def & Jim Jones)

http://youtu.be/GwAAkrrNFz4

Music from the US – Bone Thugs n Harmony

Bone Thugs N Harmony is a US Hip Hop Band founded 1992 in Cleveland /US . They have  become famous through their second album “1999 Eternal ” which has been 8 weeks Number 1 in the US charts . The americans ( and me too ) loved this mix of harmonic soul and fast rap combined with spiritual and religious lyrics. Here is their song “Tha Crossroads “