Mic Check: Hip-Hop from North Africa and the Middle East
Sat Mar 9 2013
Time Out says
Posted: Fri Mar 1 2013
It surely will come as no surprise to any student of contemporary culture that hip-hop has played a role in the recent uprisings among countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Here, BAM brings together a clutch of top rappers—Amkoullel, Deeb, El Général and Shadia Mansour—to perform alongside artists representing more traditional modes of music-making in those regions.