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Interview with Arab rappers Ibn Thabit and Deeb, Part 3

In the third and final part of the interview, Libyan rapper Ibn Thabit and Egyptian rapper El Deeb tell openDemocracy's Bassam Gergi, Mazen Zoabi and Rosemary Bechler what their next steps are, the need for a democratic education and their desire to connect with young Arabs.

Arab Awakening
9 April 2012

Before speaking at the event 'Rap and the Arab Spring', co-hosted by openDemocracy and the University of East London, Libyan rapper Ibn Thabit and Egyptian rapper Deeb sat down with openDemocracy to discuss the symbolism behind Tahrir Square and how it has impacted on their rap. In this final and third part, they discuss the need for a democratic education and how they seek to connect with youth. Watch the video to find out more...

This is the third of a three part interview.

Part 1 and Part 2.

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