Senegal: Akatsuki SN, the group that makes a place for Wolof in rap

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Senegalese rap group Akatsuki SN.

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By: Théa Ollivier

A young Senegalese rap group, Akatsuki SN, is making the buzz in Senegal, but also internationally with a first album released on October 15, distributed by Universal.

His first single Weredi has exceeded 1.5 million views on YouTube, it was shared by Booba, Black M & co., A rare occurrence for a group that raps in Wolof.

Portrait of these young committed artists who want to find a place in the Senegalese rap scene and export their music internationally.

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