The first leg of travel for the Hip-Hop in Africa show may be over, but the posts continue! Below is a post about Optimiste Productions.

We were happy to meet with people from Optimiste Productions. More than just distributors, they also organize Senegal's Hip Hop Awards and the website Hip Hop Senegal. In addition, they started building a cultural center called Yakaar that is set to provide studio space and host residencies for artists and musicians.  We also spent time in the studio of Awadi and watched several amazing videos off his new album, Presidents of Africa, including the song African

(Music with M1, Dead Pres and the Roots)