Renowned Tunisian artist Emel Mathlouthi recently unveiled her latest single, “Souty,” signifying a significant juncture in her artistic journey following a hiatus. Translating to “My Voice” in English, this composition stands as a poignant ode to feminist themes, accentuating the essence of self-expression and individualism. Seamlessly blending traditional North African cadences with contemporary electronic elements, “Souty” emerges as a distinctive gem within Emel’s repertoire.

Emel Mathlouthi catapulted to global acclaim with her seminal protest anthem “Kelmti Horra” (“My Word is Free”) in 2011, a rallying cry during the Tunisian Revolution and the broader Arab Spring. Since then, she has remained steadfast in her commitment to crafting socially conscious music, tackling issues of liberty, equality, and societal equity. With “Souty,” Emel once again leverages her artistry to champion change and empowerment.

Through “Souty,” Emel Mathlouthi reaffirms her prowess in creating profound musical narratives that transcend borders, resonating deeply with diverse audiences worldwide.