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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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As far back as we can remember, music has and will always be an integral part of the African culture. Music compliments our ceremonies and religious functions. There is need for music at birth, death,...

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International hip hop star and renowned peace activist Emmanuel Jal was badly beaten by police in the South Sudanese capital of Juba last night on 8 September 2012. At approximately 9:30pm, Emmanuel was en route...

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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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The Bloom Effect, DigiWaxx and Miz Metro present international hip hop at 92yTribeca on October 21st....

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Emmanuel Jal has an aura of quiet resolve and patience, qualities that make it easy to forget the years of struggle reflected in his music, in his book, “War Child,” and in the recent documentary...

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Sudan Activists Call for Help in Darfur

January 30, 2008 | Comments

by Anita Powell (AP) ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — In a former life, Emmanuel Jal turned a gun against his government as a conscripted rebel soldier in his native Sudan. These days, the 28-year-old is...

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