Posted on Jan 16, 2009

DAM: Palestinian Political Hip Hop from Israel

Posted in Politics

By Chalan Moon DAM (Arabic: دام‎; Hebrew: דם‎) is the first Palestinian hip hop group. Based out of Israel, their music is highly political, voicing their opinions on the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict and the oppression of the Palestinian people. The name is both an Arabic verb meaning “to be eternal” and Hebrew for “blood.” The name is also an acronym for Da Arabian MCs. They have gone on 4 tours...