U-cef is Morocco's first and foremost digitalizer. In the course of his two albums, he's managed to put gnawa music, dub, sinuous classic Arabic arrangements electronic beats, MCs, big drums and crunchy rock guitars into a giant blender to produce something fresh and original.

U-Cef biog by Andy Morgan

Clandestinos have to travel light. There's little space in their kit bags for anything other than hopes, dreams, memories and music. That was pretty much all U-cef, aka Moulay Youssef Adel, had to declare when he arrived in the USA from his native Morocco back in the late 1980s. In the following years faith kept him suspended just above ...


U-CEF'S Halalwood UK Launch Party

A one-off ocasion featuring U-CEF & some very special guests

presenting his brandnew album for Crammed Discs

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SOUNDS, Visuals & More

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