Today’s Jam of the Day is in honor of Zimbabwe’s Birthday yesterday and a great promise for a NW hip hop renaissance.
This is a beautifully uplifting and spiritually enlightened new single from Tendai Baba Maraire, The kalimba in this song may sound familiar—maybe like a certain sick Seattle based rap group… Hmmmm but who? Maraire is also in Shabazz Palaces. Maraire’s present to his homeland’s independence is this song; “rhodZi” “is a celebration of Zimbabwe’s Independence Day and a tribute to the Zimbabwean people’s fight against Cecil Rhodes and European imperialism.”
The Kalimba memory is here