The veiled rapper breaking taboos for women

Mina La Voilée is a female rapper from Senegal, tackling tough issues such as child marriage, rape and infanticide. As a woman who chooses to wear a veil, she explains how criticism from industry professionals who said: “the veil and hip hop don’t flow together” drove her to succeed.

Read Our Story

Activities

  1. Write your own rap lyrics about an issue that you care about. They can be about anything you think is important.
  2. Writing, speaking, singing, performing, painting – all these activities can make us happier and more confident. List and explain the reasons why on one side of paper.