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9/11 and the Cuban Hip Hop Revolución

Sujatha Fernandes | Posted 11.12.2011 | Black Voices
Sujatha Fernandes

In Cuba, the events of 9/11 provided a new platform for young people involved in the movement of Cuban rap. Echoing the words of their leader Fidel Castro, they took the opportunity to reflect on the state of world politics.

Hip Hop and Global Unrest

Sujatha Fernandes | Posted 11.07.2011 | Black Voices
Sujatha Fernandes

Four decades after its birth in the Bronx, rap music has become the soundtrack to the social unrest sweeping the globe from Tunisia to Libya and London.

4:53pm EST: One. Week. Later.

Rev. Lennox Yearwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rev. Lennox Yearwood

In less than an hour from now it will be exactly one week since the 7.0 earthquake devastated Haiti. On Friday, the Hip Hop Caucus launched www.Hip...

The Hip-Hop Effect

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Russell Simmons

18-35 years voted in the 2008 elections in record numbers. The "Hip-Hop Effect" neutralized the so-called "Bradley Effect."