Alim Kamara

Artist - Alim Kamara

Sunday 9 July, 8pm – 9pm
Alim Kamara & Rufus Mufasa

Switching it up from djeli to rapper, Alim Kamara is joined by poetry pioneer and lyricist Rufus Mufasa, sharing tracks/ acapelling, in English, Krio and Welsh.

Alim switches from folktales to rap in this session with hip hop MC, poetry pioneer Rufus Mufasa as they exchange tracks, acapella and banter about their routes into hip-hop. Rufus is the Future Generations first poet in residence, she draws on three languages, runs participatory projects and mentors beat poets in Finland.

Alim Kamara is a British-Sierra Leonean rapper and storyteller. As a child living in Sierra Leone, Alim would listen to Djelis (storytellers), admiring the way they weaved lessons through their tales. When he moved to London and started his music career, he used this same technique to achieve number one singles in both Sierra Leone and Nigeria, ‘Let’s Get Lost’ Remix ft Sharlene Hector, and Noto PlayPlay, a track that mixes English and Krio (a version of broken English found in Sierra Leone).


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