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(Editors Note: Hip Hop Market would invite debate – from a hip-hop cultural perspective – the idea of Jihadist rap or what it means to rap and rep the jihad – so we encourage your...

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  A German-based Iranian is in hiding after his single was deemed an insult to a Shia Imam. In an interview, the artist says Tehran is instigating outrage—and he fears a fatwa. By Omid Memarian...

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Laish Hip-Hop is Arabic for “Why Hip-Hop.” The brainchild of 32-year old Saudi Hass Den a radio show that educates people about hip-hop music and discusses all related issues in Saudi Arabia and the world...

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by Teremoana Rapley in New Zealand’s Overdue Magazine (co-published in World Hip Hop Market) (Teremoana Rapley is a New Zealand vocalist whose career began at the tender age of 14 when she joined Upper Hutt...

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World Hip Hop Market is proud to announce the call for entries for the 3rd edition of the Fair Play video competition. Artists are invited to submit anti-corruption videos to the Fair Play website from...

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Jason “Grandmaster” Chu’s latest video City of the North is, as he puts it, “A letter to this city (Beijing) in all its difficulty, challenge, and unexpected beauty. It showcases a day in my life here, and...

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Trinity College International Hip Hop Festival, 2012 (Trailer) from Nomadic Wax on Vimeo. Founded in the spring of 2006, the Trinity International Hip Hop Festival was created to combat the disunity, segregation, and violence of...

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  Directed by Hatian Filmmaker Mackendy Jeune in Havana, Montréal and Port-au-Prince. This video/track, Article 14, was released in March by Haitian artist Vox Sambou with accompanying vocals by Iraqi-Canadian MC The Narcicyst and featuring...

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This article originally appeared in HipHopDX By Mina Jasarevic Through first-person experience and interviews with Talib Kweli Immortal Technique and others, one writer ponders why Hip Hop crowds seem livelier outside the United States. “I...

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World Hip Hop Market doesn’t know much about Masia One other than what we find on her bio page. But she invokes some powerful messages and marries them to some equally powerful images in this...

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