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September 10, 2012 | Comments

Remixing the Art of Social Change, a Teach-In hosted by Words, Beats & Life took place on Saturday, July 7th in Washington, DC, and brought together scholars, artists and activists to discuss the role and...

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By LaJedi (for World Hip Hop Market) Masia One comes like a siren blast cutting thru borders of culture and genre. No need for alarm, though. It is her confident, cultivated style and sound that...

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By Aisha Fukushima (for World Hip Hop Market) June 12, 2012 marked the third anniversary of the post-election uprisings in Iran. With Iran having the highest level of per capital executions in the world and...

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By Eve Hyman (for World Hip Hop Market) Kevin Lester is Singapore’s son, making original hip-hop as a solo artist and rhyming with his 9-piece band Sixx. He’s a rising star, and has a definite...

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  Kevin Lester is Singapore’s son, making original hip-hop as a solo artist and rhyming with his 9-piece band Sixx. He’s a rising star, and has a definite swag that puts him in the sites...

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Mandeep Sethi aka SETI X is among a growing global community of Sikh emcees. The 23-year-old California-based rapper has spit his rhymes on stages across the US, Asia, and Europe. But the road for this...

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  The debate over Islam and hip hop in Europe is heating up as governments wade in.   By Hishaam Aidi (published first on Al Jazeera.com) New York, NY – Three months ago, just as the...

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By Carol O’Connor, Ph.D.   Goin’ worldwide, connects overseas Mississipi on my mind while I’m grindin’ for the cheese – Stunna Mane, feat. Kwaw Kese Although hip-hop may most frequently be viewed as a dynamic...

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BEIRUT — In the aftermath of the killings of 108 people in the Syrian town of Houla, most of them women and children, Arab artists are starting to produce art to reflect on the massacre...

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  NEW DELHI: It’s hard to imagine that a small room in a dingy lane is the training ground for young talent from nearby slums who are on their way to becoming B-Boys (Break Boys)...

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