Afro-German artist Albi X fights stigma with rap music
17 June 2023 | 1:17 pm
Albi X, a German rapper with Congolese roots, was born with albinism, a rare condition that affects the production of melanin. He uses his powerful Afro-trap beats to fight stigma.
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