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Iranian hip hop

Index Iranian hip hop

Iranian hip hop, also referred to as Persian hip hop, refers to hip hop music developed in Iran. [1]

23 relations: Amateur pornography, Bahram Nouraei, Erfan (rapper), Gangsta rap, Hichkas, Hip hop, Hip hop music, HuffPost, Iran, List of Iranian hip hop artists, Middle East, MTV, Music of Iran, Name of Iran, Nationalism, Ogg, Persian traditional music, Rolling Stone, Tehran, Theism, Yas, Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, Zedbazi.

Amateur pornography

Amateur pornography is a category of pornography that features models, actors or non-professionals performing without pay, or actors for whom this material is not their only paid modeling work.

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Bahram Nouraei

Bahram Nouraei (Persian: بهرام نورائی) also professionally known as Bahram (Persian: بهرام) is a hip hop recording artist and record producer from Tehran, Iran.

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Erfan (rapper)

Erfan Hajrasuliha (Persian: عرفان حاج رسولی ها), better known as Erfan Paydar (Persian: عرفان), is an Iranian rapper and producer.

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Gangsta rap

Gangsta rap or Gangster rap is a style of hip hop characterized by themes and lyrics that generally emphasize the "gangsta" lifestyle.

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Hichkas

Soroush Lashkary (Sorūŝ Laŝkari - سروش لشکری; born May 9, 1985) better known by his stage name Hichkas (Hiĉkas - هیچکس; meaning "No One") BBC Radio 1 article is an Iranian rapper from Tehran.

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Hip hop

Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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HuffPost

HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.

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Iran

Iran (ایران), also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran (جمهوری اسلامی ایران), is a sovereign state in Western Asia. With over 81 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th-most-populous country. Comprising a land area of, it is the second-largest country in the Middle East and the 17th-largest in the world. Iran is bordered to the northwest by Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan, to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. The country's central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz, give it geostrategic importance. Tehran is the country's capital and largest city, as well as its leading economic and cultural center. Iran is home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, beginning with the formation of the Elamite kingdoms in the fourth millennium BCE. It was first unified by the Iranian Medes in the seventh century BCE, reaching its greatest territorial size in the sixth century BCE, when Cyrus the Great founded the Achaemenid Empire, which stretched from Eastern Europe to the Indus Valley, becoming one of the largest empires in history. The Iranian realm fell to Alexander the Great in the fourth century BCE and was divided into several Hellenistic states. An Iranian rebellion culminated in the establishment of the Parthian Empire, which was succeeded in the third century CE by the Sasanian Empire, a leading world power for the next four centuries. Arab Muslims conquered the empire in the seventh century CE, displacing the indigenous faiths of Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism with Islam. Iran made major contributions to the Islamic Golden Age that followed, producing many influential figures in art and science. After two centuries, a period of various native Muslim dynasties began, which were later conquered by the Turks and the Mongols. The rise of the Safavids in the 15th century led to the reestablishment of a unified Iranian state and national identity, with the country's conversion to Shia Islam marking a turning point in Iranian and Muslim history. Under Nader Shah, Iran was one of the most powerful states in the 18th century, though by the 19th century, a series of conflicts with the Russian Empire led to significant territorial losses. Popular unrest led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy and the country's first legislature. A 1953 coup instigated by the United Kingdom and the United States resulted in greater autocracy and growing anti-Western resentment. Subsequent unrest against foreign influence and political repression led to the 1979 Revolution and the establishment of an Islamic republic, a political system that includes elements of a parliamentary democracy vetted and supervised by a theocracy governed by an autocratic "Supreme Leader". During the 1980s, the country was engaged in a war with Iraq, which lasted for almost nine years and resulted in a high number of casualties and economic losses for both sides. According to international reports, Iran's human rights record is exceptionally poor. The regime in Iran is undemocratic, and has frequently persecuted and arrested critics of the government and its Supreme Leader. Women's rights in Iran are described as seriously inadequate, and children's rights have been severely violated, with more child offenders being executed in Iran than in any other country in the world. Since the 2000s, Iran's controversial nuclear program has raised concerns, which is part of the basis of the international sanctions against the country. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, an agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1, was created on 14 July 2015, aimed to loosen the nuclear sanctions in exchange for Iran's restriction in producing enriched uranium. Iran is a founding member of the UN, ECO, NAM, OIC, and OPEC. It is a major regional and middle power, and its large reserves of fossil fuels – which include the world's largest natural gas supply and the fourth-largest proven oil reserves – exert considerable influence in international energy security and the world economy. The country's rich cultural legacy is reflected in part by its 22 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the third-largest number in Asia and eleventh-largest in the world. Iran is a multicultural country comprising numerous ethnic and linguistic groups, the largest being Persians (61%), Azeris (16%), Kurds (10%), and Lurs (6%).

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List of Iranian hip hop artists

The musicians listed below are active in Iranian hip hop.

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Middle East

The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).

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MTV

MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.

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Music of Iran

The music of Iran encompasses music that is produced by Iranian artists.

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Name of Iran

In the Western world, Persia (or one of its cognates) was historically the common name for Iran.

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Nationalism

Nationalism is a political, social, and economic system characterized by the promotion of the interests of a particular nation, especially with the aim of gaining and maintaining sovereignty (self-governance) over the homeland.

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Ogg

Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.

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Persian traditional music

Persian traditional music or Iranian traditional music, also known as Persian classical music or Iranian classical music, refers to the classical music of Iran (also known as Persia).

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Tehran

Tehran (تهران) is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province.

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Theism

Theism is broadly defined as the belief in the existence of the Supreme Being or deities.

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Yas

Yaser Bakhtiari (یاسر بختیاری; born 1982 in Masjed Soleyman), better known by his stage name Yas (یاس), is an Iranian rapper.

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Zahra Amir Ebrahimi

Zahra Amir Ebrahimi (زهرا اميرابراهيمی.) (born 1981) is an Iranian photographer, television actress and short movies director.

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Zedbazi

Zedbazi (translit) is an Iranian hip hop band, formed by longtime friends Saman Wilson, Mehrad Hidden and Sohrab Mj from Tehran, Later joined by Alireza JJ, Sijal & Nassim.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iranian_hip_hop

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