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Over one billion people worldwide live without electricity. That’s the challenge being approached musically by Grammy-nominated producer DJ Hardwerk and Akon with their new single “Tell Me We’re Ok”. The musical partnership was furthered by...

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On Wednesday, U.S. President Barack Obama held a town hall meeting with members of the U.S. government’s Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) at the GEM Center in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In the...

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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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Sydney’s favourite all Australian hip hop extravaganza, Come Together, has today announced that some of the country’s best artists will perform at Sydney’s iconic Luna Park as part of the Vivid Music programme during this...

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Hot new mixtape of Cabo Verdian hip hop from DJ Dirty-E and DJ Ilais!...

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by Omid Tofighian (for World Hip Hop Market) Syrian-American rapper Omar Offendum recently performed an exclusive concert at University of Sydney as part of a visit that also involved workshops, lectures and interviews. Born in...

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With their tattoos, loud tank tops and super-short shorts, Thazin Nyunt Aung and Aye Aye Aung don’t dress like most Myanmar women. The country’s first female rap group, the duo known as Y.A.K. sometimes finds...

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Trinity College, Nomadic Wax and World Hip Hop Market are thrilled to announce Rakim as the headliner for the 2016 Trinity International Hip-Hop Festival. Rakim will appear at the main concert on Saturday, April 9,...

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The former girlfriend of South African rapper Nkululeko Habedi, known as Flabba, has been found guilty of his murder. Prosecutors said Sindisiwe Manqele was jealous of seeing him talking to an ex-lover and stabbed him...

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