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Video: Egyptian Hip Hop, “Yoro Diallo”

October 02, 2012


Manchester band Egyptian Hip Hop’s "Yoro Diallo," a song named after a Malian musician they discovered on Awesome Tapes from Africa, now loops in yet another continent—Asia—in an amazing ’90s-style video. Directed by Isaac Eastgate, it's got an aesthetic equally plausible for a classroom and massage parlor. For some vintage Egyptian Hip Hop, read their 2010 interview on Dollars to Pounds, when the four members were just 17 years old. Their debut album, Good Don't Sleep, comes out October 22nd via R&S Records,

Video: Egyptian Hip Hop, “Yoro Diallo”