hip-hop

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.

Hip hop (still) lives in Palestine - Listen to album preview

Listen to a preview of “Ongoing Culture,” a forthcoming album by Gaza hip hop artists.

Poet Kevin Coval: young Jews should stand with Palestine

Alexander Billet
Chicago
10 June 2013
Portrait photograph of bearded man wearing cap

Poet Kevin Coval denounces Israeli rap star for “making Zionism chic.”

Video: Rare public hip-hop performance in Gaza City

Hip-hop is not new to Gaza, but in recent years public performances have been nonexistent. But last week Gaza rappers Revolution Makers and Antara broke that silence with a rare public performance at the Palestine Festival of Literature.

Why Taglit-Birthright doesn't deserve hip-hop

The organization dedicated to indoctrinating young Jews with chauvinistic Zionism is now planning “hip-hop trips.” It’s a travesty.

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