Asma El Hamzaoui

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Asma El Hamzaoui
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Native name
أسماء الحمزاوي
Born1998 (age 22–23)
Casablanca, Morocco
GenresGnawa
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
InstrumentsSintir
Years active2012–present
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NationalityMoroccan
CitizenshipMorocco
Known forKnown to be Morocco's first female gnawa musician

Asma El Hamzaoui (in Arabic: أسماء الحمزاوي, Casablanca, 1998) is a Moroccan gnawa singer and musician. She is known to be Morocco's first female gnawa musician,[1] an area that is traditionally reserved for male artists[2][3].

In 2012, she launched her career by founding her group Bnat Timbouktou, where she plays sintir as well as performs vocal singing.[4][5] Since then, she participated in many international events across the world,[6][7] and collaborated with world-known artists such as Fatoumata Diawara.[8]

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