Sampa Tembo's family hoped she’d lead a conventional life. Instead she started opening for the likes of Kendrick Lamar and winning worldwide acclaim.
After a difficult upbringing and a foray into petty crime, Supaman found himself – and his purpose – through hip hop. Now he’s determined to elevate other voices.
In his homeland of Syria, Mohammad Abu Hajar is considered a fugitive – a political musician who wore out his welcome. But in Berlin, where he lives in exile, the right to exist poses a new set of challenges.
On the outskirts of Milan, a divided city rife with tension, photographer Roberto Ramirez has uncovered a community bonding over the power of rap.
With songs about slut-shaming and body positivity, Reykjavik's punkest hip-hop crew are finally putting the country's female rappers on the map.
Awate premieres 'Uncontrollable Dopeness' on Huck and talks about confronting racism on the streets and his family’s freedom fighting heritage.
Filmmaker Rama Thiaw documented how rappers Thiat and Kilifeu led Senegal’s Y’en a Marre youth resistance movement to topple despised president Abdoulaye Wade.
Having shot to attention for being an openly gay rapper with a dirty mind, Cakes da Killa is steering attention back to where it should be: his skills on the mic.
From Nas to Jay Z, Eminem to Notorious B.I.G., some of the biggest rappers got their start on an independent, underground radio show in the middle of the night. Now its story is finally getting the recognition it deserves.
From political prisoners to former child soldiers, photographer Sascha Kraus has travelled the globe documenting outspoken figures doing what they do best: rapping for survival.
Unapologetically open about his personal life, the South London rapper talks to us about his experience with ADHD, a future cooking project with teens, and an adopted younger sister on the way.
Raised in a small Sussex village, Rag N’ Bone Man doesn’t fit the bill of your standard MC. But Rory Graham is a true hip hop renaissance man.