Articles about Hip-Hop

Remixing Battle Rap and Arabic Poetic Battling
(2019) Vol. 4, pp. 13-28

This project examines particularities of Arabic battle rap in Lebanon. It discusses primarily the anchorage of battle rap in local and Arabic cultural traditions. To this end, interviews with rappers have been conducted. In conjunction with video recordings of battles, ...

The Local and the Global in Networks of Lebanese and Algerian Rappers
(2019) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 1-40

This article discusses border-crossing interconnections and processes of glocalization in Arab(ic) hip hop culture. It is based on an analysis of collaborative networks among Lebanese and Algerian rappers, and their Twitter networks. This approach is grounded in relational sociology, which ...

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Billboard (2016) Vol. 127, No. 39, pp. 46,48


Billboard (2016) Vol. 127, No. 39, pp. 42,44