“I would have become a corn seller if I had stayed in my country”

“I would have become a corn seller if I had stayed in my country,” Karim Khabouch told the American magazine “Billboard”, referring to his humble origins and a history marked by difficult times.

Left with his family in the United States at the age of 13, the native of Casablanca has mixed memories of his beginnings in the artistic world. Not yet mastering the language of Shakespeare, the rapper, who said he was indebted to Uncle Sam’s country, had been often criticized, sometimes derided.

The founder of Coke Boys Music would never have known celebrity if America had not welcomed him with open arms and supported him to become such a big star, he claimed. The King of the Mixtapes had achieved success in 2010 with his song Choppa Choppa Down.

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