In Europe, Debate Over Islam and Virginity Thursday, Jun 12 2008 

Hip hop subculture gets spotlight in Sana’a Thursday, May 22 2008 

Palestinian Rap Group DAM Use Hip-Hop to Convey the Frustrations, Hopes of a Dispossessed People Wednesday, May 21 2008 

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Palestinian Rap Group DAM Use Hip-Hop to Convey the Frustrations, Hopes of a Dispossessed People

We turn now to three young Palestinians who use hip-hop to tell their story of the Nakba and what it means to be a Palestinian growing up inside Israel. DAM, or Da Arabian MCs, is the first group of Palestinian rappers and was formed in the late 1990s. All three members were born and grew up in the slums of Lod or Al-Lyd, a mixed town of Arabs and Jews twelve miles from Jerusalem.

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‘Music is in my blood’ Thursday, May 15 2008 

Female rappers win Morocco’s first national hip-hop competition Thursday, May 8 2008 

Ten hip-hop and breakdance groups from across Morocco competed at the Ouf du Bled music festival Saturday in Casablanca. Female rappers Flow Tigresses and breakdance troupe Anti Boys Crew won the final vote.

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