"The Diatribes of A Dying Tribe is the story of four young Arab men who joined forces to create their own representative governing meeting. Excentrik, Ragtop, Omar Offendum and the Narcicyst spent two weeks in California and endless hours on a computer crafting the Fear of an Arab Planet; an examination of the heightened anxiety towards islam, the Oriental gaze towards the Arab fce and the ever growing paranoia of the 'other', all over some banging' beats to rock to. As a post-analytical view of the making of an album, this book serves as a document on the burgeoning Arab poetry scene, and how the two mother cultures of a migrant society coalesced through a modern hyper-culture called Hip-Hop. From TSA agents to ABC rappers, The Arab Summit were on a mission to be heard… and that is exactly what happened. Read up on the black comedy that is to be brown, in a white man's world (said in 2Pac cadence)."
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