In my youth, we didn't learn much about the history of my ancestors. We were taught about slavery but not much was mentioned of Africa except to say it was the land from where the slaves were stolen. I always wondered if that was is there was to know.
I know you're thinking, what does this have to do with music or Hip Hop. It's funny, the first things I learned of Africa came from rap music. This next video is the beginning of my learning about my people and it sparked my need to learn much more.