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Special: Unveiling Morocco: Inside Fez and Casablanca’s Music Scenes

The Hybrid Nation of Morocco
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The Hybrid Nation of Morocco

In the cities of Casablanca and Fez, the old world gives way to the new in the most stark and inspiring ways. Graffiti lines ancient city walls. A labyrinth of interconnecting streets expose urban dwellers, who have traded in their djellabahs, the...
Casablanca, MoroccoKhansa Batma
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Khansa Batma

A veteran of the Moroccan music scene for over 13 years, Khansa Batma represents the diverse and shifting cultural landscape of her native Casablanca. Blending language and musical styles with equal ease, she’s kept the global music community on its...
Casablanca, MoroccoHaoussa
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Haoussa

As Morocco’s most beloved troublemakers, Haoussa have made themselves a household name in the alternative music scene with their frenzied live shows and infectious entho-rock sound. Led by the flame-haired frontman Khalid Moukdar, they are the pulse of...
Casablanca, MoroccoMasta Flow and Caprice
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Masta Flow and Caprice

Since taking over the Moroccan rap scene in 2003 with their group Casa Crew, former members Masta Flow (Mohamed Elmalki) and Caprice (Amine Ganhal) are set to make rap history again with their collaborative album, SMO 3lih. Bringing the same heat and...
Casablanca, MoroccoHit Radio, A Moroccan Success Story
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Hit Radio, A Moroccan Success Story

Words and Interviews by Salima Yacoubi Soussane. “I was a terrible piano and guitar player so I thought I’d better open [up] a radio [station] to promote those [artists] who are good,” jokes Younes Boumehdi. While he may not be a great guitar...
Casablanca, MoroccoMorocco: The Harder They Come
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Morocco: The Harder They Come

Hit the road with MTV Iggy, as we journey through the cities of Casablanca and Fes, Morocco, to see their most infamous musicians perform live in their hoods.