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Forget Eminem: World Rappers You Should Meet

International rappers are increasingly at the center of the music scene: Here's some of the most interesting ones

This weekend, Eminem is launching a competitive rap battle league called Total Slaughter set to kick off at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom on July 12.

But Eminem isn’t the only one making waves in the music world these days – there are plenty of international rappers that are making their voices heard.

Meet some of the world’s best rappers – from Italy’s Fabri Fibra to Iran’s Salome MC – who are revolutionizing the world of rap.

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