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The Growing Hip-Hop Scene in Kyrgyzstan

January 13, 2012 | Comments

by Nate Schenkkan and David Trilling (Eurasianet.org) Two skinny teenagers in oversized sweatshirts bound onto stage, each in matching New York Yankees caps, nodding their heads in time as they call to the crowd: “Put...

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The Extraordinaires is a collaboration album between Zambia based emcee The Holstar (Slam Dunk records) and Canada based Nigerian producer Teck-Zilla (Str8buttah Productions). This 10 track album is made up of gritty, soulful beats and...

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by Deborah Amos (NPR.org) Morocco has been called one of the winners of the Arab Spring. The country’s young king, Mohammed VI, offered a new constitution and early elections, taking the steam out of a...

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by Anna Oravcova (for World Hip Hop Market) PRAGUE — MC Gey (24) is something else. He is not your ordinary emcee. He’s different. Some say that his first album, Turbulence of Negative Goodies (2010)...

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by Clar Ni Chonghaile (The Guardian) Shine Ali doesn’t scare easily. If he did, he would not be with his band in a basement studio in Nairobi, rapping lyrics that challenge the Islamist rebels who control...

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Asian rapper set to roar across L.A.

December 2, 2011 | Comments

Tiger JK, big in South Korea, aims to turn a U.S. audience on to his brand of rap....

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