Video: Egypt's First Veiled Rapper

Mayam Mahmoud is Egypt's first rapper who wears a hijab. The 18 year old recently made it to the semi-finals of the talent show Arab's Got Talent and spoke to the BBC about why she feels it is important to express herself in this way.

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