Mourid Barghouti to headline London festival of Arabic culture

The Shubbak festival of Arabic culture showcases Palestinian film, dance and literature.

Video: Palestine-Hong Kong hip-hop collaboration “Gaza Open Your Heart”

Palestinian hip-hop duo, brothers Osama and Mohammed Elsusi, collaborate long distance with Hong Kong’s Barry Lam.

Rebel songs to rap: the history of Palestine's music

Sarah Irving
22 December 2014

Three new books help dispel many Western myths about music and culture in the Middle East.

Video: “We have hope” - New music from Gaza’s Revolution Makers

Hip-hip duo release new track and video shot against Gaza’s landscape.

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?

"Raise the flags for freedom," says rapper Sacramento Knoxx

Video from Detroit MC supports campaign to boycott Israel.

Watch: A global hip-hop call for Israel boycott

Hip-hop artists from several countries have released a track lending their voices to the boycott of Israel.

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 is apartheid”: rapper Jasiri X on visit to Palestine

Amira Asad
10 February 2014

Harassment of Palestinians resembles “stop-and-frisk” policies targeted towards African Americans.

WATCH: Hip hop artist Jasiri X video “Checkpoint”

Hip hop artist Jasiri X recently participated in a delegation to Palestine with other Black American artists, activists, writers and academics.


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