International Rap Protest Video

An international rap protest video titled “Multi_Viral” includes a Puerto Rican rap group singing in Spanish “The state fears us because we’re at once 132 and 15-M,” US guitarist Tom Morello, Arab-Israeli protest singer Kamilya Jubran (the only woman) and spoken word by Julian Assange, with video of a Palestine boy who chooses to play music over violence.[i] The video references uprisings in Spain, the Arab Spring, the Occupy Movement and Mexico’s yosoy132. Some of the lyrics were solicited from fan tweets. Assange says, “From Cairo to Quito a new world is forming, the power of people armed with the truth.”

[i] Sarah Doughterty, “Millions are Watching this Puerto Rican Rap Video,” Global Post, December 17, 2013.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/131216/multi-viral-calle-13-julian-assange-rage-against-machine

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