I Made Beats for Saddam Hussein
In 2003, Nasrat Al-Bader was conscripted by the Iraqi dictator to compose war hymns. Following a series of frenzied events, he later emerged as the country’s most influential rapper-producer.
Inside an illegal speakeasy in Baghdad
In October Iraqi parliament banned all production, importation and sales of alcohol. Fines for violating the law can be as much as $21,00 dollars but that is not the only repercussion to be feared. Many illegal liquor stores have encountered...