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Gaza Rap Has Yet To Go Mainstream, The Live Show

Rap is still a strange art from in the Gaza Strip, while it has fans, the mainstream have yet to embrace this art form that is often born in struggle. Gaza is a bit conservative, not more conservative than places like Hebron in the ...

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Ammar Hassan Sounds Different Every Time He Sings

“Martyr of Love” is a cliche for a title of a song, nevertheless the Palestinian super star Ammar Haasan has called his song just that. Ammar Hassan came from a small town in the West Bank and rose to fame as he took ...

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Video: Baladeyat Band “The Mean Zionist” Odd Song

For me as a Palestinian, Zionists are no different than terrorists. They may have a good name now in some parts of the world, but they were never anything good for Palestine. They murdered people, imprisoned thousands, shot and injured hundreds of ...

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Mc Gaza 2012 Rap Album Delivers The Punches

MC Gaza is promoting his new rap album, an album he made with very limited resources. The young Gaza based rapper is a refugee living in a land with million and half citizens with minimal rights living under a seige that varies ...

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This Rap Won’t Rot By Stormtrap

Stormtrap Asifeh dedicated a rap song for the thousand of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails. A powerful track with touching lyrcis. About a guy who wanted to be a doctor yet he ended up in Israeli jail. This song will mean a lot ...

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DAM And Their Damn Good Rap

No other Arab rap band have reached the level of fame and popularity like the one the Palestine 1948 rap group DAM. They had the first mainstream rap hit that made its way around the globe and back. The song ...

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Toni Qattan Coffee And Traditional Arab Marriages

Toni Qattan might be this summer’s biggest music surprise, he has seen so many music festivals and traveled across the Arab world including Palestine for concerts. He is a big deal in Jordan and Lebanon too. But his latest single which I ...

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Ahat ” Woes” Band Making Rap Cool Again

Ready for yet another indie band making its mark on the music scene? These guys want to rap and their rap is political…they come from the land of Jordan and their tracks are telling tales of the Arab stories from ...

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Me, Myself, And My Muslim Eid

The Muslim holiday of Eid is almost upon us (this Sunday by most accounts), marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan when Muslims abstain from many things including food and drinks from dawn to sunset. Eid is the ...

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WATCH: A Fistfight In Lebanon At A Movie Premier

A Kingdom of Ants is a historic Lebanese produced about the drama Palestinian struggle. They booked a a theater in Beirut and invited journalists and the media to attend. That was the greatest mistake they have made, as journalists picked a fight and stole the spotlight from the movie and the stars. ...

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