Kasem Jardouj is a local musician from the small village of Regabi outside of M’hamid el Ghizlane. He is a self-taught musician, and in February of 2018 went on a tour with local band Generation Taragalte in Mali as part of the Cultural Caravan of Peace. He belongs to the Amazigh tribe of Regabi, and writes and performs original music in his native tongue of Tamazight, as well as the local dialect of Arabic. His music influences include Touareg Rock bands Tinariwen from northern Mali and Imarhan from Algeria.
Hear an original song by Kasem Jardouj: