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Arab Hip Hop

Tunisia's Hip Hop Artists Are More Than Symbols and Troublemakers

Youssef Ben Ismail | Posted 11.10.2016 | World
Youssef Ben Ismail

The aim of this piece is to dissuade the reader (and, who knows, maybe some of the media?) from reducing Tunisian artists to the role of trouble makers or indicators of the political climate.

The Rhythm of Empowerment: Female Rappers From Morocco to Gaza

Amina Semlali | Posted 01.26.2013 | World
Amina Semlali

In the Arab world today, and much of the developing world, hip hop has once again come to represent the empowerment of the disenfranchised.

Eline Gordts

'#SYRIA': Hip-Hop And The Arab Revolts | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.28.2012 | World

“The People Want The Downfall Of The Regime. The People Want The Downfall Of The Regime.” Syrian-American hip-hop artist Omar Offendum’s new...