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by Omid Tofighian (for World Hip Hop Market) Syrian-American rapper Omar Offendum recently performed an exclusive concert at University of Sydney as part of a visit that also involved workshops, lectures and interviews. Born in...

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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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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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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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The third in the acclaimed mixtape series, Internationally Known vol. 3 picks up where it left off in 2012, continuing to explore the global horizons of hip hop music. The 38-track mixtape offers some of...

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Some of the most exciting hip hop is coming out of the Arab world right now. Egypt based Arabian Knightz has brought together 30 (!) Arab MCs is one massive posse cut, “Unkighted States of...

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BEIRUT — In the aftermath of the killings of 108 people in the Syrian town of Houla, most of them women and children, Arab artists are starting to produce art to reflect on the massacre...

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(Editors Note: Hip Hop Market would invite debate – from a hip-hop cultural perspective – the idea of Jihadist rap or what it means to rap and rep the jihad – so we encourage your...

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