Pain, prescience and peace: Rap and rehabilitation in a pandemic

by Rashmee

Posted on June 9, 2020 / The Focus


A 45-year-old black rapper with a bloodcurdling name is increasingly being seen as a prophet of peace for our times. How and why? Well, Killer Mike, one half of the politically engaged Run the Jewels (RTJ) group, made a speech about George Floyd’s death that went viral worldwide. He counselled peaceful protest and ballot box activism … Continue reading “Pain, prescience and peace: Rap and rehabilitation in a pandemic”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK