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  • hip-deep April 27, 2012

    Egypt 5: Revolution Songs

    Afropop’s 5-part, Hip Deep series on Egypt concludes with a look back at the songs that fueled the Tahrir Square uprising in 2011, and ahead at where music is headed in post-revolutionary Egypt. We meet Dylanesque Tahrir Square troubadour Ramy … Read more »

  • interview April 25, 2012

    Karim Rush

    Karim Rush—a.k.a. Rus—is a rapper and co-founder of Egypt’s first widely successful hip hop act, Arabian Knightz.  Banning Eyre visited him at his home in Cairo in August, 2011.  Here’s their conversation. B.E.: How did you get into rap? Rush: … Read more »

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