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Art Melody Releases “Toko Toko”

Art Melody comes back with his new track “Toko Toko, “a few years after the release of ‘Moogho’ his latest album. Listen here

The rapper from Burkina Faso is a unique MC. He finds his inspiration into his mother’s incantations but also from Afro-Soul of the 70’s and East Coast Hip-Hop (Busta Rhymes, Mobb Deep, Wu Tang Clan).

In early 2000, Art Melody dreamt to come in Europe to increase his family living conditions. His tough journey will stop in Algeria where he has been jailed for a while before being bring back to Burkina Faso. Then he decided to go in The republic of Ivory Coast, in Mali and in Mauritania. He met many musicians and rappers who deeply inspired him during these different travels.

Daily, Art Melody is a farmer following the ancestral tradition of his people for whom the link to earth is fundamental.

Toko Toko just has been released and is the first extract of Art Melody’s new album (which will be release by the end of the year).

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