hip hop

With Berlin amid a rap frenzy, attracting stars from across the globe to play in the capital, our music critic gives a rundown of November’s finest hip-hop concerts. Read more

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The month, we take stock of the current state of hip hop in Germany as well as on the other side of the pond. Read more

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UK hip hoppers Alex Linton and Nick Fox explain the motive behind their collective Peanut Butter Beats before their Bi Nuu takeover on March 17. Read more

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March seems to be the month for the Berliners with serious swing in their hips and nod to their heads. Here are four gigs where you can get your fix. Read more

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OUT NOW! BLACKTAPE promises to be the ultimate take on German hip hop, but the docu lacks broader appeal and will likely prove interesting only to those already invested in its subject matter. Read more


What's hip hop without a little homophobia? Rap has long provided a mouthpiece for society's general anti-gay prejudices. But today German hip hop and gay culture might have more similarities than either one is willing to admit. Read more

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For our new series "Ich will nicht nach Berlin", Sam Smernicki checks out the easiest-ever sell Berlin nightlife could possibly offer: Burgers & Hip Hop. The next one is on Sat, Mar 1 at Prince Charles. Read about it here first. Read more

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INTERVIEW. At the helm of the trap scene is a man shrouded in a carefully guarded mystery – ƱZ. And he is, it might be added, a man of few words. He’ll be opening up the floor Fri, Jan 3 at Gretchen. Read more

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