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Poetry is the backbone of the arab language

April 22, 2011

Recently we blogged a few times about Iraqi-Canadian hiphop artist The Narcicyst and various projects he’s been involved with; we’ve also written about the North African revolutions and hiphop’s connections with changes occurring in the region. One of The Narcicyst‘s collaborators is Syrian-American rapper Omar Offendum. He was the catalyst for the song #Jan25, a collaboration by international rappers inspired by the protests in Egypt. You can see the video for it HERE.

Here is a link to an interview he gave to The European:

Poetry is the Backbone of the Arab Language

Omar Offendum

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