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Rockin’ Squat is a pioneer of French hip-hop who first rocked the mic in the mid-1980’s when he co-founded the seminal French rap group Assassin with another French hip-hop pioneer Solo. For nearly two decades now...

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French-African reggae group to play DROM on March 22nd...

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The hip-hop dance play entitled ‘Faces’ will be performed in France and Germany to feature a dynamic, open and modern Vietnam with a rich cultural life imbued with traditional values. ...

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Often labeled as “French Reggae”, DUB INC's sound is actually an immersion of an incredibly diverse array of musical influences, ranging from traditional North African music to Hip-Hop....

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Nicolas Sarkozy was at the centre of a furious nepotism row today after he was accused of trying to arrange a grant for his rapper son. ...

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This dope French crew produces jazzy, conscious hip hop - and will perform at Hip Hop Kemp this weeekend....

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During a residency in Mali and in France, they produced some beautiful tracks - intelligent, funny, very musical....

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The Red Bull BC One, the world’s most prestigious B-Boy battle, comes to Paris this fall. On November 5th the city on the Seine will see the 16 most respected breakers in the world battle...

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The French Embassy’s Cultural Affairs office is sponsoring a three week event in New York City called “I Kiffe New York” promoting French urban culture through music, dance, film and talks. In collaboration with the...

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Diam’s star shines in France

August 3, 2008 | Comments

by Hazard (Planet Urban [Australia]) Diam’s is a testament to Hip Hop’s boundless cultural diversity and ability to transcend dialects. A rapper of both French and Greek Cypriot backgrounds, Mélanie Georgiades was born in Cyprus...

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