With an obliterated Gaza building behind him walks MC Abdul, a little man pushing for a big impact as Palestine’s youngest rapper.

Delivering ice-cold statements with loaded lyrics over an Eminem beat, 12 year-old MC Abdul’s latest music video sees him drop personal reflections and articulate with a remarkable, casual fluency the feelings experienced by his generation in the face of the wider violence his city has endured.

Having taught himself the language by listening extensively to English rap music to complement his school studies, MC Abdul’s impressive conviction and striking flow shows big potential for the conscious rapper as he dedicates his new work to the Sheikh Jarrah and hopes to make a difference with his lyrics.