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Our 1st IntervieWW: Makings of a Rap Revolutionary

October 4, 2011

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Byelorussian Pavel Supanenka is not your typical rapper.  He’s a student who rapped for revolution. Here he answers questions from WW followed by his translation of his song.

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Why is this Ukrainian music soundtrack joint bizarrely good?

September 10, 2011

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9-9-2011 10-47-53 PM xs ukraine vuvs

Ukrainian rapper V.u.Z.V. featuring XS, Ukraine’s version of the Pussycat Dolls.  The song…is catchy as hell.

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Romanian gangsta rappers La Familia deal with the Consequences

September 5, 2011

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9-4-2011 10-57-22 PM la familia consqeuences romania

La Familia lives what they rap.  Their lead singer was put away in ’03 for drug trafficking.  But…this song is kinda catchy.

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Who are these guys on fire?

September 4, 2011

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9-3-2011 10-37 pm moldvans dablado b-zar

They’re Moldovans DablaDO and B-Zar.  Serious rappers with a seriously original beat.

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Booba and Fredy rap this tender little Georgian “Love Story”

August 26, 2011

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Booba (Graffity) and Fredy Jujebi evoke some emotions you don’t traditionally associate with hiphop.  And it’s all amplified by traditional Georgian music.

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Georgian Hiphop: the lowdown

August 26, 2011

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(Originally published by EurasiaNet.org) Georgian Hip Hop: Creating a Beat for the Caucasus Yet while cynics may question the concept of a distinctly Georgian hip hop, the motivation driving the phenomenon is simple: A person doesn’t need much money or resources to rhyme. “I came from the Kutaisi streets and performed on the same streets […]

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Byelorussian revolutionary #hiphop shot beautifully

August 18, 2011

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8-17-2011 11-27-38 PM Belarus rev

In the States, if you don’t like a politician … you vote them out.  In places like Belarus … you revolt!  

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