Lonely Planet Writer

Rapped version of news proving popular in Uganda

Uganda news proves popular via the medium of rap.
Uganda news proves popular via the medium of rap. Image by Matt Lucht / CC BY 2.0

A group of hip-hop artists and rappers in Uganda are garnering large audiences with their rapped version of the local, national and international news each week. Their weekly five-minute programme is called NewzBeat. The program is broadcast on NTV in both English and the local language Luganda every Saturday afternoon and evening. Read more: theguardian.com