Translating HipHop (.de)
Here’s a two-episode series about the Translating HipHop project by Haus der Kulturen der Welt and the Goethe Institut. They did an event in Beirut where various hip-hop artists met and talked about their songs and their languages (among them are two Lebanese artists, two German, one Filipino, one Colombian, and one Kenyan) and then performed a show together. Each are about 8 minutes long...
So I’m not really interested in getting very political on here, despite the extremely soul-crushing current events in Syria. But I’d also be a dang fool if I didn’t share with you this hilarious puppet-show web-serial about the protests in Syria: Top Goon: Diaries of a Little Dictator. Each episode’s just a few minutes long. What’s particularly funny is the...
“Zeid’s Little Bomb.” Feature of a Lebanese indie band and its (in)famous guitarist.