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Meet Lyrically Challenged, a group of artists with a twist, who are on a particular mission....

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Taiwan’s Villain returns with his new single “Back to the Laboratory”....

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Global Hip Hop Best of 2012

February 7, 2013 | Comments

We were so busy updating the site in January that we slipped on our annual report of the best international hip hop albums of 2012. Well, wait no more! We scoured over 200 released from...

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by Greg Schick (World Hip Hop Market) Hip Hop Culture is nearing its fourth decade of existence. Throughout those 40 years, main stream hip hop music has tended to be male dominated, with some notable...

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World Hip Hop Women: From the Sound Up breaks new ground by gathering top female MCs from around the world in one mix. Read the stories behind the artists below.   DJ LaJedi (Detroit, Michigan,...

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Hip Hop Hijabis Explore Gender Equality

January 15, 2013 | Comments

A recent parliamentary report in the UK reveals that some Muslim women are removing their headscarves and anglicizing their names to improve their chances in the job market. Two best friends featured in the upcoming...

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Native Sun bathes in Afro-soul hip hop

November 8, 2012 | Comments

Hip-hop comes in all shapes and sizes. Even talking about “Hip-Hop” is a sure-fire way to box something in, something that is often stratified, but ultimately can only be described in sound and movement. Yasiin...

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This is a new chilled out groove from another one of our CMJ alumni. La Melodia (MC Melodee and I.N.T.) performed on Nomadic Wax’s Global Hip Hop Throwdown back in 2009. MC Melodee will also...

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CMJ Music Marathon’s Official International Showcase IMPORT/EXPORT: SOUND ART CLASH pops off this Friday, 19 Oct. 2012 from 7-11PM, at DROM in Manhattan (Avenue A & 6th). Put on in partnership with PR and social...

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Masia One is a true global citizen. The Singapore-born MC was raised in the Toronto hip hop scene but recently relocated to Jamaica. Her new album incorporates those reggae influences on tracks like “Alright. OK!”...

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