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“I’m From There” Mahmood Jrere’s second single from his debut solo album entitled Eqaa’ Elqabila – Rhythm of the Tribe. The song talks about Jrere’s memories and experience growing up in the impoverished city of...

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From the Middle East to the West, and all the way back again, 3 artists came together to work on a euphoric choon that, with no doubt, will leave a non-erasable footprint in the world...

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Kaman Dafsheh | كمان دفشة by El Far3i & Damar   El Far3i is one of the best Arab MCs. The Palestinian MC, based in Jordan, has teamed with Damar for his latest release, Kaman Dafsheh....

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Best of Global Hip Hop 2013

March 9, 2014 | Comments

Sorting through hundreds of global hip hop releases of any given year is an arduous task. You want to be thorough, and always ask, did I miss something? Most definitely, I am sure there is...

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A series of arrests of rappers and other dissident artists in Tunisia the past year has spread skepticism about the new government’s position on freedom of expression. In December hip-hop artists and activists hailed the...

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Video: Jasiri X – “Checkpoint” (USA)

January 28, 2014 | Comments

“Checkpoint” is based on the oppression and discrimination Jasiri X witnessed firsthand during his recent trip to Palestine and Israel “Checkpoint” is produced by Agent of Change, and directed by Haute Muslim. Download “Checkpoint” at...

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This weekend marks the second large scale hip hop festival in Tunis, Tunisia, L’Angar Festival. Yesterday, the organizers sent our word that two of their arts were denied into the country. Here is their release:...

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New music from Shadia Mansour – Palestinian MC living in the UK – calling for change, featuring Omar Offendum and video by the one and only Global Faction!...

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Legendary Palestinian hip hop crew DAM returns with their first video off the new album, Dabke on the Moon. “The Hob” is an homage to the places they have toured all over the world....

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World Hip Hop Market (WHHM) presents the On the Real Interview Series! Episode 01 is with Syrian-American producer dub Snakkr – founder of the San Francisco-based record label Stronghold Sound. The interview was conducted by WHHM Managing Editor...

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