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Audio/Video: FAC Alliance 'Mariama' [Cassette]

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Awesome Tapes points to this early 00's cassette from Guinean hip-hop outfit FAC Alliance. Formed in Conakry while members Nondi K, Pap G, and Mista X where attending university (FAC stands for faculty), FAC Alliance's style takes off from a hip-hop standpoint, incorporating traces of dancehall as well as Fulani, Susu and Mandinka influences the group claim. Watch the video for "Mariama" — inspired by Baaba Mal's track of the same name — above and download their full tape from ATFA.

>>>Download: FAC Alliance Mariama (via Awesome Tapes)

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