Audio: Coco Bryce 'Morocco Mixtape'

Morocco Mixtape from Netherlands-based producer Coco Bryce.

We don't get enough Moroccan music up on this site, it's something we promise to fix ASAP. For now, we remedy that fact with this solid 46-minute mixtape from Netherlands-based producer Coco Bryce , who strung together this batch of tunes after a recent trip to Marrakech. Stream and download the whole thing below.

[H/T Generation Bass]


Malian Rapper Ami Yerewolo Rises Against All Odds

Ami Yerewolo reflects on her hard-won rap career, new album AY and why she insists on creating support spaces for young female rappers in Mali and beyond.

"No one is a prophet in his or her own land!" This is an accurate way to describe Ami Yerewolo's career to a tee. The Malian rapper's music has not always been popular in her home country, where female rappers are generally frowned upon. Instead, it has taken off abroad. Yerewolo's upbeat sound mixes traditional Malian elements with fast drums, contemporary beats and significant lyrics that compel listeners to reflect on life — all of which makes her songs carry a universal appeal. Her new album, AY (titled after the rapper's initials) has just been released by the label Othentiq.

Yerewolo shares her frank thoughts below...

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