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India to Stage Version of UK B-Boy Championship

September 18, 2012 | Comments

On the face of it, India doesn’t seem like it’s home to a thriving underground hip-hop scene. But scratch the surface a little,  and you’ll get to the real pulse of the culture. That’s what...

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Rap, hip-hop, breaking and Yemeni youth

September 13, 2012 | Comments

Although free studios and art institutes in Yemen are unavailable, rap and hip hop music have started to dramatically spread among young Yemenis. Today, there are many rap music bands in Yemen such as Monsters...

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There’ll be two small festivals in Ottawa this weekend, one in the shadow of a gallow’s pole and the other beneath a bridge. The Arboretum Festival is new, while the House of Paint festival is...

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First Red Bull BC One Cypher in Portugal

August 17, 2012 | Comments

By Felipe “Oraculo” Miguel (For World Hip Hop Market) (All photos by: Ana Mendez) Red Bull BC One is one of the most, if not the most important b-boying competition in the World. And this...

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An Intelligence Squared debate on rap, involving everyone from Jesse Jackson and Q-Tip to PJ O’Rourke and Emily Maitlis, was more baffling than anything else Last night, 1,600 or so people descended on the Barbican...

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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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  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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Post originally appeared in Times Live based in Johannesburg, South Africa Soweto crew Reptilez are officially South Africa’s number one dance crew after being crowned the Red Bull Beat Battle 2012 champions. The quartet beat...

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Festival celebrates French hip-hop

May 23, 2012 | Comments

By Rebecca J. Ritzel (This article originally appeared in The Washington Post) Since the founding of Washington, it has been tres facile to sense the French influence in the circles, grids and diagonals bequeathed by Pierre...

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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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