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Hip Hop from Palestinian refugee camp Nahr al-Bared

The hip-hop beats ringing through the muddy, unlit streets of the burnt-out Palestinian refugee camp Nahr al-Bared seem incongruous. But the rhymes are camp-grown - and courageous.
The hip-hop beats ringing through the muddy, unlit streets of the burnt-out Palestinian refugee camp Nahr al-Bared seem incongruous. But the rhymes are camp-grown - and courageous.

"I'm carrying worries / From inside a destroyed camp / I'm preparing an attack / Words that keep turning in my head / Nahr al-Bared is fenced-in with iron bars / In the newspapers they speak about suffering / Every word makes sense."

Farhan Abu Siyam, 21, is Nahr al-Bared's first and only rapper. Going by the name of MC Tamarrod (which translates as MC Rebellion), he grew up in the Palestinian refugee camps of Nahr al-Bared and Bourj al-Barajneh.


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"I'm preparing an attack" 02.Jan.2010 22:09

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mixed feelings about that one...

Reprisal or acquiescence in genocide, stark options? 04.Jan.2010 01:36

Vegan Cabal

seeing that the capitalist industry of self-annihilation has made a relentless onslaught from the inception of "might gets mine" as a conventional social motto we are able to avoid rationalizing power acquisition as "divinely inspired". The "best for all life" is gradually, ever so minuscule each increment, gaining on self-interested survival, our extensively practiced coping mechanism to relieve doubt and speculation of events not yet manifested. The common interest has made headway and this emcee is speaking out of daily immersion in the warfare of state sanctioned robbery. Their ancestors cultivated the land beneath them for ageless generations so what is maligned about considering reprisal?

What is maligned 06.Jan.2010 11:23

Anonymous

Property rights are subordinate to human rights. There is no set of conditions that justifies murder in response to a private property matter. Period.