mombasa-born german hip hop soul artist leila akinyi brings the bounce and bars to her jams

January 25, 2017
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If you don’t believe hip hop is an international movement, look no further than Leila Akinyi, the German sharpshooter bringing soulful vibes and is bodying tracks. The Mombasa-born, Cologne raised singer-songwriter is a study in nostalgic vibrations with a modern approach. Beyond the fact that her music bangs and the flow is impeccable, she also creates amazing imagery in her music videos. Visuals are a long lost art in music at present, with many opting to simply rap or sing to a screen rather than make a statement, but Akinyi is making multiple. Vibe out to the healthy dose of this German queen’s rhymes in the videos below!

By T. McLendon, AFROPUNK Contributor