Published on 12th September 2016 by

Hip-Hop Revolution (2014): Growing up in Tripoli isn’t easy. As one of Lebanon’s most volatile sectarian fault lines, it is a divided city. Yet two young rappers, one Sunni, one Shia, are determined to bridge the gap through their music.

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“We present to people the art of Tripoli. An art that has never been about guns, bullets, killing, blood or wars”, says 20-year old Bob. Bob and Asso are part of a new generation fighting against the sectarian violence in Tripoli. They may be from warring neighbourhoods, but at their club hip-hop and dance act as a white flag. “They sing for women’s rights, the environment, children, Tripoli against sectarianism and violence.”

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