feature: ‘my africa is” does rap, dance, and surfing in its latest installments

October 8, 2014

Check out the latest installments of the ‘My Africa Is’ documentary series. As stated on its YouTube page, the series aims to “change the world’s narrow view of the African continent by highlighting young people living and thriving in various African countries”. Get into it, below.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor

My Africa Is: Edition Dakar- Le Journal Rappe

My Africa Is catches up with Keyti and Xuman of le Journal Rappe. A rapped news show that aims to engage Senegalese youth, in current events, by using a rap format.

My Africa Is: Edition Dakar- Sunu Street Project
My Africa Is caught up with the Sunu Street Project, a dance company, that seeks to validate urban dance in Senegal, and empower young dancers to pursue their craft professionally.

My Africa Is: Edition Dakar- Malika Surf Camp
My Africa Is spent some time with Malika Surf Camp one of three surf schools in Senegal. We got a chance to explore surf culture in Dakar, and what it takes to become a pro.