Akim “Akim Funk Buddha” Ndlovu (Dancer) is a classic hip hop artist, dancer and mc. His holistic approach to hip hop draws from a wide array of cultural traditions and artistic disciplines. Akim Funk Buddha utilizes sounds and movement from “b-boying” (breakdancing) and beatboxing, to Tuvan throat singing in his performances.

He has performed at The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Rubin Museum of Art, Blue Note Jazz Club (New York), BAMcafé Live, Bronx Museum, and Carnegie Hall.

Akim is on Next Level Team Azerbaijan.