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Global Hip Hop – Best of 2014

February 1, 2015 | Comments

From the thousands of hip hop releases worldwide in 2014, we listened to about 250 of the most popular and recommended ones. With so many great albums, this was an especially tough year. Check the...

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Ukrainian Hip Hop Revolution

May 1, 2014 | Comments

Revolution is a long held theme of hip hop music. The world has seen young revolutionaries in Egypt, Tunisia and Senegal using their music to spread a message of revolution against their governments. Government protestors...

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Best of Global Hip Hop 2013

March 9, 2014 | Comments

Sorting through hundreds of global hip hop releases of any given year is an arduous task. You want to be thorough, and always ask, did I miss something? Most definitely, I am sure there is...

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A series of arrests of rappers and other dissident artists in Tunisia the past year has spread skepticism about the new government’s position on freedom of expression. In December hip-hop artists and activists hailed the...

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As far back as we can remember, music has and will always be an integral part of the African culture. Music compliments our ceremonies and religious functions. There is need for music at birth, death,...

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“Dutchess” is a derivative of the words “Dutch” and “Duchess”.  “Dam” represents the cities of Amsterdam and Rotterdam, where “Dam Dutchess” was created.  Studio West, in New West, Amsterdam, is the base of collaboration for...

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World Hip Hop Market is pleased to once again be a sponsor and organizer of the most exciting international event in the USA – the Trinity International Hip-Hop Festival. The festival, hosted by Trinity College...

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World Hip Hop Market (WHHM) presents the On the Real Interview Series! Episode 01 is with Syrian-American producer dub Snakkr – founder of the San Francisco-based record label Stronghold Sound. The interview was conducted by WHHM Managing Editor...

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Global Hip Hop Best of 2012

February 7, 2013 | Comments

We were so busy updating the site in January that we slipped on our annual report of the best international hip hop albums of 2012. Well, wait no more! We scoured over 200 released from...

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by Greg Schick (World Hip Hop Market) Hip Hop Culture is nearing its fourth decade of existence. Throughout those 40 years, main stream hip hop music has tended to be male dominated, with some notable...

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