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MOUSV Teams up with Issa&Assound for Egyptian Drill Track ‘A$AP’

Two of the hottest units operating in and around the Egyptian rap scene come together.

Ahmed Khalaf

There’s an argument to be made that there are few hotter properties operating on Egypt’s rap scene than MOUSV and Issa&Assouad. The former won plenty of fans for his 2021 album El Sahaba, with particular praise rightly going to the outstanding production, courtesy of Mohaimen - which has subsequently put a modicum of pressure on any other producers working with the rapper.

Issa&Assouad more than come through in ‘A$AP’ giving MOUSV a drill beat to do his thing on. With a big-room reverb on the pads acting as the bedding of the beat, the hefty 808 slides take control of the entire instrumental as it typically does, with a glitched-out hi-hat pattern that has become signature of the drill sound.

Unlike the often heavily auto-tuned and distorted vocals seen in El Sahaba, MOUSV is as clear as he’s ever sounded in his delivery in an overall crisp, uncomplicated track.