‘Rap’ session

Exclusive interview with Greek rapper Nikos Vourliotis


Rapping, also known as 'Mcing' or 'Emceeing', is a form of musical expression, in which the artist speaks in rhyme and verse over an instrumental or synthesised beat. Born in African-American and Latino communities during the 1970s in New York City’s Bronx, it acted as a voice for the unprivileged, frustrated youth that lived in the ghettos. Originally American, rap evolved and spread during the 1980s and 90s to become a worldwide phenomenon and a successful mainstream ...


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