Project: Erkez Hip Hop
Organisation: collectif DEBO
Merging the urban sound of rap with the traditional rhythms of Mezoued, The DEBO Collective is embarking on a challenging journey in a quest to produces a unique genre of music that does both styles justice. Though always looking towards ultimately creating lively and contemporary music the artists of Erkez Hip Hop are equally interested in shining a light on and preserving this aspect of Tunisia’s musical heritage. A heritage that in this case is all about a unique rhythm and a particular range and thus offers a complex challenge to any composer trying to adapt it to a different context and it is at these crossroads of old and new that magical things tend to happen.