Rap and the Arab Spring, full event with Ibn Thabit, The Narcicyst, and El Deeb

On February 29th, three Arab rappers were hosted in London by openDemocracy and the University of East London as part of a three-part lecture series, 'The Tahrir Square Meme'. Libyan rapper Ibn Thabit, Iraqi rapper The Narcicyst and Egyptian rapper El Deeb discussed politics, revolution and even performed for the audience.

Arab Awakening
5 April 2012

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