Ten hip-hop tracks that demand freedom for Palestine

Carrie Giunta
4 September 2014

Did the music industry finally wake up to Israel’s crimes during the summer of 2014?

Rapper Talib Kweli takes stand for Palestine, cancels Israel gig

“As much as I want to play Israel, I have decided not to in solidarity with Palestinians who will not have access to my show,” the artist wrote.

This Divestment Bill Hurts My Feelings

Fusing together spoken word poetry and motion graphics, the visually compelling video is a collaboration between Kanazi and Suhel Nafar of DAM.

Listen! New music from Palestinian hip hop legends DAM as they kick off US tour

“New melodies and rhythms that in our minds go beyond what is expected of traditional hip-hop.”

Podcast: Sounds from DAM's new hip-hop album Dabke on the Moon

On our podcast: Tamer Nafar of the ground-breaking Palestinian hip-hop group DAM speaks with EI about their new album; plus clips from two songs.

DAM’s new album “Dabke on the Moon”: an interview with Tamer Nafar

DAM’s Tamer Nafar talks to EI about their new album, Dabke on the Moon.

Watch: New DAM hip hop track with video co-directed by Jackie Salloum targets violence against women

“If I could go back in time” DAM raps the story “backwards” from death to birth of a young woman murdered by members of her family for refusing to marry against her will.

Watch: Short film "Yala to the Moon (Yala al Amar)" by Suhel Nafar and Jackie Salloum

Peddling CDs on the streets of the West Bank, Aseel uses her imagination to magically remake the world around her.

A year after Juliano Mer-Khamis' murder, DAM hip hop video celebrates his life, calls for justice

A year after the unsolved murder of actor, director and theater maker Juliano Mer-Khamis near the Freedom Theatre he helped nurture in Jenin, Palestinian hip hop group DAM have released a new single and video celebrating his life and calling for his killers to be found.

Eclectic new album highlights Israel's jailing of Palestinian children

James Edwards
20 December 2011
Lost Youth - Songs of Solidarity, a new benefit album for a young Palestinian theater performer arrested and imprisoned by Israel on his way to tour Ireland, Scotland and England in 2005, has been released.


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