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Moroccan's hip-hop and urban culture history dates back to the mid-1980s, when, after hip-hop's emergence in Western culture, Moroccan immigrant youth in Europe transferred the new musical style back to Morocco upon their returns home.
Rap and urban music have since gained a following in major urban centers in Morocco. Moroccan rap, a favorite genre for many Moroccans, especially Moroccan youth, speaks out and protests on social and political issues.Zaml DROS is a Moroccan rapper from the new generation who gained popularity after releasing his first single "Cazafonia" in 2011.Mr Crazy, Also a young rapper rose fame after being jailed at the age of 17, because of one of his songs which he was alleged of distorting the national anthem.
I Love Hip Hop In Morocco is a 2006 American documentary by Joshua Asen and Jennifer Needleman that chronicles the creative process and efforts of Moroccan hip-hop groups and singers to secure funding and launch Morocco's first-ever hip hop concert of the same name. The film features artists based primarily in the cities of Casablanca, Meknes and Marrakesh.