Playlist #2: Arabic Reggae

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Associated with black culture, resistance and the cultural struggles of identity, many musicians from the MENA region have adapted the style to their local contexts and added some of their own musical flavouring to it. From the Occupied Golan Heights to Algeria, there’s a reggae song to represent. 

What are MARSM Playlists?

Marsm’s weekly playlists take on the musical history, trends and upcoming productions from the Middle East and North African music scene. Each week focuses on a new theme, showcasing both underground and established artists – from the more dance-able to the most experimental – and everything in between.