khulumani-header-transparentkhulumani-color-logo-transparent

  • Written by  www.huffingtonpost.com
  • Published in In the News
  • Read 3012 times

Xolile 'X' Madinda, Hip-Hop Activist, Inspires Artists To Protest Social Injustice

Grahamstown, South Africa, is about 550 miles east of Cape Town. But, in this mid-size city of about 125,000 people, lives a rapper who's inspired musicians from all over the world to contribute to the "Officially Offside" album, a compilation of songs prortesting against social injustice.

Xolile MadindaXolile 'X' Madinda is the man behind this project. His message is controversial. He's in favor of reparations for black South Africans from multi-national corporations.

"The artists all did it for free ... they said if any money was made it should go to Khulumani," he said. "This is just another form of activism ... these issues must be out there, it is not about colour, it is about one voice."

Although born in 1979 -- three years after the Soweto Uprising - X says his generation still had meaningful contributions to make to society and the daily struggles faced by the oppressed.

Despite the original message of the album, Madinda now hopes it will become a method of inspiring people around the world to fight against social injustice.

Listen to the album right now on the Red Card Campaign site.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Follow us on Facebook

@KhulumaniAfrica

Khulumani (KSG)
Tue May 23 11:53:15 +0000 2017

https://t.co/c02Tl3DJqV
Khulumani (KSG)
Tue May 23 11:01:01 +0000 2017

Yesterday Khulumani was invited by the Portfolio Committee on Appropriations (Finance) to make oral submissions... https://t.co/DkcVEXWC52
Khulumani (KSG)
Tue May 23 10:20:04 +0000 2017

Khulumani Met with Mme Tshepo Khumbane , founder of the Water For Food Movement & first black social worker hired... https://t.co/pg29qJBrNf
Khulumani (KSG)
Tue May 23 10:13:55 +0000 2017

https://t.co/wMeJm4Zaaq https://t.co/1BD9L7WkQo