Hip-Hop, Reggae, and the Middle East

Contribution by sefat

Palestinian rap group DAM, Da Arab MC’s, have received over three hundred thousand hits on Youtube. Part of this video was shot during an actual riot. You can learn more about them at http://www.dampalestine.com/main.html .

Abjeez, Persian slang for sister…..and that’s just what they are – Safoura and Melody Safavi. They live in Sweden but their music has, as they say in the Music world, “blown up” in Iran. http://www.abjeez.com/

961 Underground, the film features interviews with the numerous voices to be found today in Lebanese Hip-Hop, from rappers to producers and DJs.

Israeli Rap Video. www.Rap4life.co.il

Sagopa Kajmer is a popular Turkish rapper from Istanbul who gets over one thousand hits on his myspace page evey day. You can check his myspace at http://www.myspace.com/sagopakajmer