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SXSW 2014: Guide to Global Hip Hop

March 11, 2014 | Comments

This week begins the largest music conference, SXSW (South by Southwest), in Austin, Texas. For those who have made the trek to go sleepless to see a million bands, he is a guide to the...

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SXSW 2013 Guide to Global Hip Hop

March 12, 2013 | Comments

If you are at SXSW this year, you have a chance to check out some amazing international hip hop groups. Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Catch on of my favorite Candian MCs, Wordburgler, tonight at Flamingo...

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Panamanian-born, Bay Area residing cousins Los Rakas come with a smoked out, head bouncin’ joint “Bien Ribetiao” (which essentially means SWAG). Between King Adrock samples of “Drrrroooop!”, the no skinny jeans wearin’ emcees pop-lock and...

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In its long line of international hip hop showcases, World Hip Hop Market is proud to present Planet Hip-Hop at the A3C Hip Hop Festival in Atlanta on Friday, October 12, 2012. In partnership with public...

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This past Thursday, March 29th marked the kick off event for the 7th Annual Trinity College International Hip Hop Festival, held in Hartford, CT at Trinity College.  World Hip Hop Market was a proud co-sponsor...

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Trinity College International Hip Hop Festival, 2012 (Trailer) from Nomadic Wax on Vimeo. Founded in the spring of 2006, the Trinity International Hip Hop Festival was created to combat the disunity, segregation, and violence of...

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By Eve Hyman (for World Hip Hop Market) Panama and California fuse in Los Rakas’ bilingual rhymes and mid-tempo bangers; the soundtrack to urban car and street corner culture now.  Cousins Rico and Dun show...

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Video directed by Dahveed of Detail Shoppe Music produced by TraxAmillion “This song is part of a new sound blending Bay Area rap with Panamanian Latin flavor. The video was filmed in Los Angeles. We...

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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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Los Rakas release new EP (Panama)

August 31, 2011 | Comments

'Chancletas y Camisetas Bordada EP' marks the duo's first commercial release aside from previous underground + highly acclaimed mixtapes ...

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