Da Poet
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Reviews // 1 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Columns

Istanbul Calling: Hip-Hop in the Melting Pot
5 Aug 2013 // 6:30 PM

At once ancient and modern, Istanbul, one of the world's most eclectic and evolving cities, adds yet another element into its cultural melting pot: hip-hop, a music and subculture that has impassioned many Turks -- and infuriated others.

//Reviews

Da Poet: Poetika
23 Jan 2013 // 12:30 AM

Turkey's current reigning king of underground hip-hop waxes poetic on his proper commercial debut, a set of grippingly dark and emotionally-charged numbers that depict the bleaker side of the human condition.

//Blogs

Da Poet - "Instrumentals Vol. 5" (audio)
17 Oct 2014 // 6:15 AM

Turkish rapper Da Poet returns with another set of moody hip-hop instrumentals.

Turkish Beatmaker Da Poet Offers Up a Great New Record with 'Beattape'
28 Jun 2013 // 4:35 AM

The beatmaker and rapper from Turkey offers up a moody cocktail of sumptious jazz samples, arabesque sounds and chilled hip-hop rhythms on his latest instrumental outing.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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