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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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Sicangu Lakota rapper Frank Waln is a true revolutionary. For years, the 25-year-old MC has been using his unique and urgent blend of hip-hop, which draws inspiration from the tribal music of his home on...

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Teaching Hip-Hop in Hong Kong

May 26, 2015 | Comments

Jorge “Popmaster Fabel” Pabon can’t stop moving on a street corner on a Saturday night in Hong Kong as he recounts tales of the early days of hip-hop. “I was battling this guy, and we...

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Dessa — a rapper, singer and wordsmith from Minneapolis — touched down in Port Elizabeth, South Africa last week. She spent the week teaching, rapping, and performing in communities in the Eastern Cape. (from medium.com) Dessa greeted Port Elizabeth...

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  Dj LaJedi Detroit✭Universal Dj LaJedi ✭ Minister of Sound ✭ ELAvator of Frequencies ✭ STARFLEET Representing Detroit to the Uni: Musician, Producer, Dj, Student, Servant to Spirit. Over 6 years experience supporting emcees in...

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The Emanci-funktion of the Working Class

December 19, 2014 | Comments

Starting a conversation on anarchism and hip hop In this essay, I’m trying to get the ball rolling on a longer-term discussion on the political nature of hip hop from a revolutionary anarchist perspective. I’m...

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World Hip Hop Market is so proud to be affiliated with these artists – Keur Gui from Senegal – as well as one of our favorite MCs, Kokayi. Keur Gui spent a good deal of...

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Next Level (www.nextlevel-usa.org), an initiative of the U.S. Dept. of State and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is looking for Hip Hop artist-educators to participate in an international exchange program. In collaboration with...

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  Over these last few weeks, it’s been hard to miss the presence of hip-hop in protests over incidents involving police and unarmed black men. In some ways, there is nothing more vague and all-encompassing...

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HAVANA (AP) — A U.S. agency’s secret infiltration of Cuba’s underground hip-hop groups scene to spark a youth movement against the government was “reckless” and “stupid,” Sen. Patrick Leahy said Thursday after The Associated Press...

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