Zimbabwe’s Dumi Right to Open for Masta Ace /People Under the Stairs

June 27, 2016 | Comments

On Friday, July 1, Dumi takes to the stage at the famed 9:30 Club in Washington, DC along with headliners People Under the Stairs and Masta Ace. Dumi RIGHT will...

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In the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa, hip hop artist and activist Hustlajay Maumau is fighting against systems: against the system of money-focused commercial rap music, against a divisive social system and against a corrupt...

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Myth Syzer is Hip-Hop’s Parisian Plug

June 28, 2015 | Comments

“I’m not really famous, so I don’t give a fuck about having famous artists on my project,” explains Paris-based beatmaker Myth Syzer when asked about what he’s working on at the moment. “It’s really personal,...

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Sicangu Lakota rapper Frank Waln is a true revolutionary. For years, the 25-year-old MC has been using his unique and urgent blend of hip-hop, which draws inspiration from the tribal music of his home on...

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by Fabio Nalin (for World Hip Hop Market) It’s Friday May 18th, 01.00 AM, the dark and cavernesque dancefloor of the Shelter was getting more and more crowded of hip hop heads, while djs Ceezy,...

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Meet the Ticks!: Diversity, Solidarity, and Collective Action in Leftist German Hip-Hop

July 2, 2015 | Comments

The following is a response to Bernardo Proletariat’s December 2014 call to start a conversation on building cooperation among hip-hop artists and anarchist political organizations (“The Emanci-funktion of the Working...

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The Emanci-funktion of the Working Class

December 19, 2014 | Comments

In praise of Skinnyman and Klashnekoff

November 26, 2014 | Comments