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The European Palestinian Hip Hop Tour

November 13, 2008 | Comments

Sameh Zakout, organizer of The European Palestinian Hip Hop Tour and the member of the band DAM, speaks with PNN from his home in Ramle within the Israeli boundaries. ...

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Palestinian rhythms of resistance

November 7, 2008 | Comments

Al Jazeera recently caught up with Jackie Reem Salloum in Toronto where she discussed her art and film and some of the obstacles she has encountered over the years....

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Slingshot Hip Hop invades Lebanon

August 13, 2008 | Comments

U.S.-based Arab filmmaker Jackie Salloum's documentary Slingshot Hip Hop has made waves in the film world, including at this year's Sundance Film Festival. She was in Lebanon last week showing the film to Palestinian youth...

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Hip-Hop Ties together Palestine Week Events

February 4, 2008 | Comments

by Bennett Campbell (The Daily Tar Heel, University of North Carolina) The culmination of Palestine Week at UNC wasn’t a keynote address by a renowned politician and wasn’t a lecture by a tenured professor in...

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Badu Identifies With Palestinian Hip-Hop

February 1, 2008 | Comments

By Rory Kress TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Sporting a huge, billowing Afro and a T-shirt with an anti-Iraq war slogan, Erykah Badu said she identifies with Palestinian hip-hop and expressed support for Louis Farrakhan...

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PARK CITY, Utah (AFP) — Palestinian hip hop group DAM, which has spawned a cult following and a small army of imitators, was featured here in a new film at the Sundance Film Festival on...

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A hip hop foreigner in Gaza

December 16, 2007 | Comments

By Bashar Labad, Menassat.com Gaza Correspondent Palestinians dance as Israeli soldiers raid a party in the West Bank town of Hebron. © Hazem Bader / AFP GAZA CITY, Dec. 11, 2007 (MENASSAT.COM) – It’s not...

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Gaza City puts on first rap show in years

November 25, 2007 | Comments

Comparing the Palestinian hip hop groups RFM and D.A.to modern day Public Enemy and NWA, blogger Dion Nissenbaum reports on the first rap concert in Gaza City, Palestine, in over two years....

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Gaza City puts on first rap show in years

November 25, 2007 | Comments

Comparing the Palestinian hip hop groups RFM and D.A. to modern day Public Enemy and NWA, blogger Dion Nissenbaum reports on the first rap concert in Gaza City, Palestine, in over two years. The last such...

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The street cred of Gaza

September 14, 2006 | Comments

By Avi Issacharoff (Haaratz [Israel]) GAZA – Rapper D.R. (Dynamic Rapper) enters an upscale restaurant in the city center in the early afternoon. A beautiful young American woman named Jackie escorts him to the table...

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