“Whether you trace it to New York’s South Bronx or the villages of West Africa, hip-hop has become the voice of a generation demanding to be heard,” stated James McBride in an article appearing in this month’s National Geographic called “Hip-Hop Planet.”
The article covers Hip-Hop spreading through out the world, and Calabash Music’s post does a great job of illustrating this point. There are several good clips in the post that are worth a listen.
The perfect example of the global force of hip-hop is K’naan, who originally left Somalia at age 13, moved with family to New York and now lives in Toronto. Listen to his music and learn more about the Dustyfoot Prophet.