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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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One of our favorite DC crews, The Cornel West Theory, teams with French/Cameroonian vocalist Queen Helene AKA Golden Athena of Les Nubians for this new track from the upcoming full length album Coming from the...

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AMERICA by IAN KAMAU x BIG SPROXX Toronto-based artist Ian Kamau writes: There is a crisis in America. This crisis began with the first European settler encountering the indigenous people of the land; the First...

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In July 2013, DC hip hop artist Kokayi began the DC2DK project, an arts exchange between sister cities Washington DC and Dakar, Senegal. The trip was facilitated by Africulturban, a Dakar-based urban youth organization who also produce...

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