Hip Hop: A Creative, Cultural Movement

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Hip hop is a creative, cultural movement and can be anything you make it out to be. There is no specific text such as a Bible or Qur’an that must be followed when creating hip hop. Whatever one may choose to rap, dance, or draw about is his or her option. In this week reading the group, Fun-Da-Mental takes lines such as “Subhanallah, ilhamdulillah” from the Qur’an and makes it part of their song (Islamic Hip-Hop versus Islamophobia 59). And when Natacha Atlas performs she likes to embody the spiritual aspect of God into her productions by combining phrases such as “Allah ana bahibbak” (Islamic Hip-Hop versus Islamophobia 66).
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