Hip Hop & Diaspora: Connecting the Arab Spring

Hip Hop & Diaspora: Connecting the Arab Spring by Lara Dotson-Renta Every evolution has a certain style of music connected to it. The recent and still

Rap Music in Libya: Serving as a Mouthpiece for Change

Rap Music in Libya: Serving as a Mouthpiece for Change While rap and hip hop in North America today is predominantly done for entertainment purposes,

Namibia: Women Hip-Hop Artists Challenge Stereotypes

Different from American hip-hop, African hip-hop prides itself on a more positive portrayal of women, but traditional cultural attitudes towards women still dominate the industry,

Uganda’s Bouncing Cats: Hip hop with heart

Bouncing Cats is a new documentary of one man’s attempt to bring breakdance to the war-torn children of Uganda. The man is Abraham ‘Abramz’ Tekya,

Libya’s artists: We are the ‘true’ Libya

Libya’s artists: We are the ‘true’ Libya by Reza Sayah It is probably next to impossible to find a city anywhere in the world that is

Tunisia’s rappers provide soundtrack to a revolution

Tunisia’s rappers provide soundtrack to a revolution by Neil Curry Tunisia’s rappers have long made a point of speaking their minds, their lyrics often bringing them

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