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DOOKOOM: A Perverted Vision of the Rainbow Nation

Cape Town noise rap group DOOKOOM on their new album, touring Europe and what it means to be punk in South Africa.

DOOKOOM have been described as “noise rap,” “afropunk,” “industrial hip hop,” “grimy trap-hop” and, perhaps the best of them all, “the most vile, common, gangsta shit.” They describe themselves as a “perverted vision of the rainbow nation” and an angry force of defiance against a corrupt society, although they never shy away from exposing their own human failings of lust, violence, addiction and self-hatred.

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