Don't shy away if you're not the world's biggest hip hop fan. I'm not, either. I'll tell you this much, though. To the extent that Abdulla Darrat knows what he's talking about, and he sounds like he does, there's a lot of hope running through these ten minutes.
A related article appears on the website run by PRI's The World.
From that article, here's a song by Ramy Donjewan that caught my ear. (Hope I didn't condemn it, or him, to immediate uncoolness by saying that.) Google tells me the title translates as "Against the government."
Ramy Donjewan -
The advantage here is that the lyrics are printed on the screen, to make it easier to sing along.
[Added] Also good: Ibn Thabit, "The Question." (More info, plus opportunity to download the MP3, here.)
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