From Harlem To Kabul
Judith Sloan profiles a Peruvian-born rapper and political activist known as “Immortal Technique.” He’s on a mission to help orphans in Afghanistan. That’s quite a contrast to his wild years as a teenager and the 12 months he spent in prison.

Documentary produced for Public Radio International’s THE WORLD. A PRI/GBH/BBC partnership.
Aired January 11, 2010.
Produced by Judith Sloan.
Recording engineer Touré “Southpaw” Harris. Photo by Cary Stuart.

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