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Underground hip hop trio Superfivie Ruvidia (“Rough Surface”) hails from Vicenza, a smaller city in north-eastern Italy. The group met in 2007, but really started making music seriously in 2009 with two MCs (Giec and Pacci)...

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Italy’s Mistaman (originally of the pioneering hip hop group Centro 13) & DJ Shocca present their latest video “Il Monda al Contrario” (Contrary to the World) from their album La scatola nera released earlier this...

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Connecting Global Voices to the Cipher

September 10, 2012 | Comments

Remixing the Art of Social Change, a Teach-In hosted by Words, Beats & Life took place on Saturday, July 7th in Washington, DC, and brought together scholars, artists and activists to discuss the role and...

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You’ve probably not heard of Jovanotti — but that may change soon. The Italian hip-hop musician has been popular in his home country for years, but not he’s bringing his music to the U.S. and...

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By Mark C. Miller (Huffington Post) Vatican City — In a continuation of the work begun by the late Pope John Paul II, the Vatican, representing the wishes of Pope Benedict XVI, is asking Cardinals...

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This Zero Plastica track and video is a production of World Hip Hop Market’s sister organization, Nomadic Wax. From their website: Zero Plastica is an underground Hip-Hop group from Genoa (Italy), formed by Nio (mc, dj and producer) and Lure (mc):...

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Global Hip Hop: The Best of 2011

January 5, 2012 | Comments

by Greg Schick (for World Hip Hop Market) I’ve said it before, that every year is a good year for global hip hop. Thousands of albums are released every year and from those you can...

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The first in a series of innovative mixtapes, Internationally Known: Volume 1 is proof that Hip-Hop is global. Artists from more than thirty nations were brought together to form a comprehensive album that represents the...

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by Mikal Amin Lee (Nomadicwax.com) Please tell the people a little bit about Dj Nio, how you came into the culture, and a quick description of where you are at currently? I’m from Genoa (Genova),...

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With a history steeped in culture, the democratic republic of Italy seems like a fitting home for Hip Hop culture....

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