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Hip-Hop 101: Five Albums, Five Artists, Five Songs

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We recently asked Miles Marshall Lewis, your guide to Muslim hip-hop in Paris, for his hip-hop essentials — the songs, albums and artists he’d recommend to a “newbie to jumpstart his/her hip-hop appreciation”. Wether you’re just starting to explore the genre, or just looking for some playlist inspiration, put on your headphones, pump up the volume and head into the ... Read More »

OUT NOW! Music + Travel Worldwide: 12 Cities / 12 Scenes

Music+Travel Worldwide

In Music+Travel Worldwide our expert guides take a musical tour around the globe. Check out our sound sampler before you buy the book…   Jazz Land: Chicago by Peter Margasak Jazz Hometown Hero: Ken Vandermark and the Ken Vandermark 5     Click to hear 11 more… Read More »

Meet Museyon: Miles Marshall Lewis

MilesMarshallLewis

Miles Marshall Lewis is our man in Paris and your guide to the city’s Muslim hip-hop scene. The American expat grew up in the Bronx at the same time the city was crumbling and hip-hop was exploding. He currently writes about pop culture, music and more and is the author of ‘ Read More »

When Religion and Culture Collide

Renowned ex-rapper Napoloen of Tupac's Outlaws explains why he thinks Muslims should abstain from listening to or creating music

What do you do when your passion and your religion are at odds with one another? That’s the question behind the new doc ‘Deen Tight‘ from Mustafa Davis. More and more Muslims living in the West are turning to music, and hip-hop in particular, to express their faith, despite the fact that many traditional Muslims consider music taboo. ‘Deen Tight’ ... Read More »

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