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South Shields, United KingdomThe Trippy Soul Of Lulu James
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The Trippy Soul Of Lulu James

You can't get more fresh-faced than Lulu James. At 21, she's released  just two singles on the Internet within the last few weeks, but her career has kicked off with an epic bang. Last year she supported the amazing Ghostpoet, and she recently got an...
Kyoto, JapanAnarchy Reps for Kyoto’s Lost Kids
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Anarchy Reps for Kyoto’s Lost Kids

The versatility of the gangster rapper trope will never stop amazing me. Anarchy, an underground Japanese rapper who's spent the past few years rising into global hip hop visibility and the top of the Japanese charts, grew up in Kyoto, a city better...
MTV IGGY’s 12 Days Of Christmas Music!
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MTV IGGY’s 12 Days Of Christmas Music!

So we know we aren’t your secret Santa (or maybe we ARE! Ha, we aren’t gonna spoil the surprise!) but we got you some presents. Here's our round-up of our favorite Christmas songs from Mexico, Sweden, South Korea--all over
Genoa, ItalyItalian Rappers Zero Plastica Still Rise
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Italian Rappers Zero Plastica Still Rise

It's been a bad year for the world economy, but a good one for Italy's socially-conscious rappers Zero Plastica. The political shakeups caused by the deteriorating Euro are finally bringing to light some of the things that these Genoans, who have been...
L’Arc~en~Ciel 20th L’Anniversary Live
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L’Arc~en~Ciel 20th L’Anniversary Live

The movie theater at Union Square was a quarter full with a mix of Japanese young people and other New Yorkers.  What drew this group together -- one of many around the world who turned out for the...