World Hip Hop Women: SoundSIStem – The Artists

February 17, 2015 | Comments

  Dj LaJedi Detroit✭Universal Dj LaJedi ✭ Minister of Sound ✭ ELAvator of Frequencies ✭ STARFLEET Representing Detroit to the Uni: Musician, Producer, Dj, Student, Servant to Spirit. Over 6...

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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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Mexican rock and hip-hop find love worldwide

December 11, 2014 | Comments

In 2015, hip-hop-flavored Latin rock band Molotov will celebrate its 20th anniversary as one of Mexico’s least-likely international stars. With potty-mouthed raps, politically slanted anthems and irresistibly catchy funk n’ punk, Mexico’s answer to the...

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A visit to Xiamen City. Chinese rapper Young Jack introduces “FRESHTAPE” project. by Fabio Nalin (for World Hip Hop Market) Xiamen is a sunny city located on an island facing Taiwan in the Fujian province,...

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Interview: Jinn the Rapper (Pakistan)

January 28, 2014 | Comments

We discovered Pakistani emcee Jinn the Rapper last summer online through mutual friends. He was set to perform at a small festival in Ethiopia – and we knew there had to be a story there....

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The Emanci-funktion of the Working Class

December 19, 2014 | Comments

Starting a conversation on anarchism and hip hop In this essay, I’m trying to get the ball rolling on a longer-term discussion on the political nature of hip hop from...

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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

Introducing, ‘Tembeza Kinasa’

January 29, 2014 | Comments