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Meet the Palestinian hip-hop artist at the center of Israel’s culture wars

Meet the Palestinian hip-hop artist at the center of Israel’s culture wars

January 17, 2017


Filed under National

LOD, Israel — Tamer Nafar fell in love with hip-hop growing up amid the faded public housing blocks and garbage-strewn public parks of Ramat Eshkol, a hardscrabble interethnic neighborhood in the central Israeli city of Lod where life was punctuated by daily spurts of gunfire. At a soccer field near th...

In ‘Nobody’s Smiling,’ Common Addresses The Violence That Has Been Ripping Through His Native Chicago

February 6, 2015


Filed under Music

By Gerrick D. Kennedy Los Angeles Times (TNS) Common has already lighted up the awards season with his powerful perseverance anthem “Glory.” Taken from the historical drama “Selma,” the single he created with R&B singer John Legend that connects past injustice with present unrest has taken the ...

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