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When Bruce Lee Meets Graffiti and Hip-Hop

October 20, 2012 | Comments

Long before he appeared in the hip-hop movie “Wild Style” or hosted the equally seminal TV show “Yo! MTV Raps,” Fred Brathwaite was a teenager in Brooklyn with two main interests: art and Bruce Lee....

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Nairobi graffiti artists paint protests

October 16, 2012 | Comments

Kenyan activists spray angry graphics to provoke political action. by Tristan McConnell (GlobalPost.com) NAIROBI, Kenya — Graffiti activist Boniface Mwangi is driven by fury. His implacable anger is aimed at political leaders who, he says,...

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There are those who equate graffiti with vandalism. For straight-laced listeners, hip-hop that’s critical of Lebanon’s sectarian system and state policies generally is the musical equivalent of vandalism. So it may seem paradoxical that a...

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Live From Zimbabwe

September 6, 2012 | Comments

by Mikal “The Hired Gun” Lee (for NomadicWax.org) When I was asked by Nomadic Wax and Magamba to be one of the headline performers for a week-long festival in Harare, Zimbabwe, they didn’t have to...

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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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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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By Minister Server of the Temple of Hip Hop (for World Hip Hop Market) On behalf of hip-hop culture worldwide, the International Hip Hop Council (IHHC) is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Hip Hop...

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"Exit Through the Gift Shop" guides you through the world of street art before showing you the door, leaving you — as all thought-provoking graffiti does — amused, thrilled, bewildered and a little confused about...

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Banksy art painted over in Melbourne

April 30, 2010 | Comments

An Australian council is rueing a decision to send street cleaners into a Melbourne lane after they painted over a priceless stencil of a rat by the celebrated British graffiti artist Banksy....

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Graffiti Artists Vie For Trip to Prague

July 23, 2009 | Comments

One team in the graffiti artists will will the chance to participate in the global hip hop festival Hip Hop Kemp in the Czech Republic in August 2009....

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