Colonialism! Hip-hop! Appropriation! It’s a bit of all of the above in this episode. Ahmed talks to Mona Haydar about the video for her song Hijabi, what it means for a Syrian-American to rap, and dealing with microaggressions. Then, Ahmed plays a game of “Did the English Steal This Word From Your People?” with real-life meme, college freshman, and artist of bitterness Kiren Rizvi. Follow Mona @mona_haydar Follow Kiren @gothistani Follow Ahmed at @radbrowndads Watch Mona's video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOX9O_kVPeo Learn why Kiren is so bitter here: https://twitter.com/gothistani/status/692686175602151424?lang=en Play "Did The English Steal This Word" yourself here: https://www.buzzfeed.com/ahmedaliakbar/jungli Follow the show at @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast, Subscribe to our newsletter buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething/newsletter, Find more episodes at buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething, Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our music is by The Kominas. Follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com Find the audience survey at survey.panoply.fm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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