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Medine: The Rap Activist of the Banlieues

November 9, 2016 | Comments

“I was born and raised in France. I’ve been a citizen since birth. How much more French can I be?” – Medine, Time Magazine Medine—they call him—is  a pioneer for immigrants living in the banlieues...

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The French hip hop band Scarecrow will be making a rare appearance in New York City this summer. The Toulouse based outfit combines English and French raps over “blues hip hop” live music, an homage...

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Soundcrash is presenting the eclectic and abstract French hip hop collective Chinese Man in a rare London performance at O2 Kentish Town Forum on Friday, May 27th. Chineseman are well known for picking influences from the...

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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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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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One of our favorite DC crews, The Cornel West Theory, teams with French/Cameroonian vocalist Queen Helene AKA Golden Athena of Les Nubians for this new track from the upcoming full length album Coming from the...

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Malone is a French artist that we have been recently introduced to. He’s exactly the kind of artist we love: inspiring, hopeful and positive. The Paris-based MC has released four records on his own label,...

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Our friends over at Birthplace Magazine have launched a bi-weekly international hip hop series, “From Birthplace to the Earthspace”, to help bring light to the global hip hop scene. PR maven Fiona Bloom uses her extensive...

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This week for Trinity Fest Fridays, the full set from Humanist of Burkina Faso from the Trinity International Hip Hop Festival 2013. For more information about the festival check out www.trinityhiphop.com    ...

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A thought-provoking message through these trips, Humanist takes a sophisticated look at the world. His message is “Beyond our differences” and is a plea to go further.  He asks you to be the first to “support the...

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