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How Rap Music Fuelled The Arab Spring Uprisings
19 Sep 2011

Young rappers are pushing the boundaries of freedom of expression across the Middle East. The rappers have even been credited with helping to spark the so-called Arab Spring uprisings that deposed three long-serving dictators and rocked several other regimes.

“Our families are dying but yeah we’re still tough, Gadhafi is trying to assassinate us,” one performer rhymes during an impromptu performance amid vendors selling flags, shirts and hats in revolutionary colours at a market in the eastern Libyan city where the revolt against Muammar Gadhafi began.

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