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Overview

  • 12 References 10 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, German, Swahili, Turkish, Yoruba; learning Amharic, Arabic, Hindi, Portuguese
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Spoken Word. Academia. Hip Hop
  • Humboldt University of Berlin/ Political Science & Histor...
  • From Aachen City, Germany
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Discovering Italy for a 2nd time after 7 years.

ABOUT ME

dreaming the whole day, loves the Hip Hop culture and philosophy, interested in Spirituality and Afro-Arab culture, likes to travel, learns too many languages, learning for the exam always a day before the exam, introverted extrovert, laughs a lot, talks a lot, dances a lot, writes a lot (or trys to write a lot), loves Poetry & Music and cats..

PHILOSOPHY

.. when the planners plan destiny laughs.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Best Couchsurfing experience during my legendary tour in western Turkey (Edirne, Canakkale, Selcuk, Bodrum, Izmir, Istanbul)!

I sent a reeeaally last-minute couchsurf request and now we are very good friends, living together in the same city and enjoying Yemen/Tanzania - Nigeria cultural exchanges:) Shout out to Tareq;)

Interests

DANCING and Sharing Music!- Hip Hop- Salsa Cubana- Rumba
Hopefully one day I will visit an Argentinian Tango course :)

Learning some writing systems from Africa and Asia and finding out the connections between them.

African Socialism
Islamic Law
Nasserism
& Queer Theory

  • cats
  • culture
  • writing
  • poetry
  • dancing
  • tango
  • traveling
  • music
  • languages
  • law
  • last minute travel
  • islam

Music, Movies, and Books

Music? Like a salad bowl but here a few of my favourite artists: Oddisee, Yael Naim, Sade Adu, Erykah Badu, Chiwoniso, Asa, Slum Village, A Tribe called Quest, Damian Marley, Mos Def, Gang Starr, Duman, Miles Davies, Lauryn Hill, John Coltrane, Simphiwe Dana, Soprano, Mafia K'1 Fry, Salif Keita...
anything between 60s Soul, 70s Afrobeat and contemporary blues and boombap sound.

Books: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie "Americanah", Bertolt Brechts "Der gute Mensch von Sezuan" (The Good Person of Szechwan), Ben Okri "Tales of Freedom", work by Audre Lorde, Ken Saro Wiwa & Chinua Achebe.

Movies: Timbouktu, Mother of George, Restless City, Waking Life, Omar, Notre Jour viendra, La Haine, Dead Poets Society and all movies by Spike Lee & Ousmane Sembène

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Organized the first break dance battle in Zanzibar with bboys from Stone Town, Zanzibar :)

Teach, Learn, Share

Poetry

Music

Kindness

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, France, Ghana, Italy, Kenya, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Tanzania, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, Germany, Nigeria, Tanzania, United States

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