Egyptian Hip Hop - Yoro Diallo

Shot in abandoned gardens...
Egyptian Hip Hop

It's never easy to judge a band's intentions.

Take the current vogue for African music. In the wrong hands, it can come over as patronising - a vital force reduced to tinny guitar lines and the occasional hi hat. Thankfully, Egyptian Hip Hop seem to be taking things a little more serious.

New single 'Yoro Diallo' will be released on November 5th, and features fun-yet-earnest traces of African music. Out on R&S, the single comes equipped with a video which features the band performing in the abandoned gardens of a country house.

The end credits are written in an Oriental language, while the film itself is shaky, degraded, giving off the quality of an old Bruce Lee film.

Watch it below.

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'Yoro Diallo' is set to be released on November 5th.

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