Sunday, March 6, 2011
DAM's "Born Here": Palestinian Hip-Hop
Palestinian-Israelis, Israeli-Arabs, DAM, hailing from the impoverished Arab environs of Lod, are one of the most important Palestinian hip-hop groups around. It's no mistake that Palestinian youth have adopted hip-hop as a mode of artistic and political expression, given the sympathies between their own experience as an oppressed minority within Israel. Tip of the cap to Sean Thomas Dougherty, for spreading the clips to his minions.