Arab Spring Has a Hip-Hop Soundtrack
Date: Sunday, June 12, 2011 @ 14:16:54 UTC

Since December, musicians have been responding to - and provoking - the protests in countries like Egypt and Tunisia, and much of the music being made about these movements is hip-hop. Some of these songs have played a direct role in popular uprisings, while others have helped galvanize international support. Songs are rapped in both English and Arabic, and international collaborations have helped to spread the music over the Internet, via Facebook and YouTube. Complete Article

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