Breaking news News Videos

Sahrawi diva Saida Charaf ventures into rap 

Saida Charaf never ceases to amaze. The Sahrawi diva attempts an interesting pairing with the rap group H-Kayne releasing a unique and catchy track.

Mixing rap and Hassani music is the challenge faced by an unlikely collaboration between one of Morocco’s most beloved Sahrawi singers, namely Saida Charaf and the rap group founded in Meknes in 1996, H -Kayne.

Titled « Ygoulou Mabghaw », the song recorded discreetly in early July and unveiled along with the music video on December 1, heavily samples electro sounds and has captivating voices including that of the beautiful brunette.

The video produced by Bilal African and shot in Casablanca has been seen more than 153,000 times. « The idea of this track was born in our concert ‘Maroc’Africa’ which took place in Oujda. We then met with Saida Charaf and we discussed together to achieve this collaboration project, » Othman, a member of the H-Kayne group told the Aujourd’hui le Maroc newspaper.