News

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BPM – Brasil Portugal Misturado – a pioneer Lusophone rap experience

July 1, 2016 | Comments

by Oráculo (for World Hip Hop Market) Hip Hop tears down barriers, shortens the space, builds up and cements connections between different people (quoting Common “How many nations this culture...

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Interviews

Brain the Tool, an artist from Windhoek, Namibia, has released a new single, “Delusions”, in November 2016. Already a popular figure in the Namibian hip hop scene, he is looking to expand his sound –...

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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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Opinion

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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
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In praise of Skinnyman and Klashnekoff

November 26, 2014 | Comments