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‘Wake up and rebel, We must destroy in order to rebuild… Oh are you satisfied?, Rebel… Ohhh rebel’ Lauryn Hill, “I Find it Hard to Say (Rebel)” Last month, multi-award winning R&B and hip-hop artist...

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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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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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The first music video from Turning Tables Tunisia is a product of two intense weeks of workshops in Tunis March 2013. “Up On The Roof” features Tunisian activist rappers Katy, Vipa & WMD in their...

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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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Weekend of Global Hip Hop Events

February 27, 2013 | Comments

The second weekend of March is busy with global hip hop events in the USA. On March 8th 2013 Washington, DC, will get a taste of the Internationally Known series when Tropicalia, located at the...

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African Hip-Hop Caravan Tours the Continent

September 27, 2012 | Comments

Local hip-hop artists are set to benefit from an initiative meant to facilitate international tours and exchange programmes. by Simbarashe Manhango (The Standard, Zimbabwe) Dubbed the African Hip-hop Caravan, the expedition is an initiative of...

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Connecting Global Voices to the Cipher

September 10, 2012 | Comments

Remixing the Art of Social Change, a Teach-In hosted by Words, Beats & Life took place on Saturday, July 7th in Washington, DC, and brought together scholars, artists and activists to discuss the role and...

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