Posts Tagged ‘rap’

Urban Arabic (Spoken Word)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yJ7i2nuFcA In a spoken word performance, Quadir Lateef discusses topics relating to Islamic development, da`wah (outreach), activism, and social ills.

Rap’s Islamic Roots?

by Lavon L. Brown Hip-Hop – specifically the Rap art form of Hip-Hop – is usually preceded by its reputation of ”Gangsta life-style” lyrics riddled with curse words, bad grammar, and the infamous “N” word, stereotypically painting a post-apocalyptic portrait of poor African-American communities. It is widely promoted as an American subculture/multi-faceted art form rooted within […]