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This Afghan Female Rapper Still Throws Down After Threats

The threats Paradise Sorouri has received have driven her to keep making music.
Posted at 12:33 PM, Dec 16, 2016

Death threats and beatings haven't stopped Afghan rapper Paradise Sorouri from doing what she loves. 

What's happened to her has only inspired her more. Sorouri's music is about embracing female empowerment and calling out inequality — like violence against women. 

Her videos show her sporting a baseball cap instead of a traditional hijab.

Living in Afghanistan was dangerous, so she moved to Germany with her fiancé, who's also her music partner.

And Europe is digging what she's throwing down. She's already scored several gigs and is ready to drop another music video. 

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