Hip-hop Music Becomes Political Expression Among Algerian Youths
Western hip-hop and rap music is remarkably spreading among Algerian youths and became a channel to express their political voice, according to Kuwait New Agency (KUNA).
"MBS" is one of the well-known Algerian rap bands, whose works reached France and challenged the French international rap groups.
Hip-hop and rap music began to spread in the past ten years during the political breakdown and violence in Algeria, which have diverted the attention of the consecutive governments away from the youth and their problems.
Its concerts attended by thousands of Algerian fans, competing the popularity of the original Algerian rai music.
Some of the Algerian hip-hop and rap groups modified their music with some Arabic-African musical beats – Albawaba.com