Episode #227: Meryem Saci – Algerian Refugee, Now Montreal-Based Singer, Songwriter, and Emcee, New EP All In Available Now

Fresh is the Word Podcast Episode #227: Meryem Saci – Algerian Refugee, Now Montreal-Based Singer, Songwriter, and Emcee, New EP All In Available Now

Hosted by music/pop culture journalist Kelly “K-Fresh” Frazier, Fresh is the Word aims to tell the stories from a variety of different voices including women, people of color, and the LGBTQ community through the artistic lens of pop culture. Joined by comic creators, authors, actors, comedians, photographers, sex workers, scientists, athletes, and even other podcasters, we talk about many topics including overcoming creative obstacles, representation in the arts, gender and sexuality issues, LGBTQ issues, and other topics adjacent to lifestyle and pop culture.

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The guest for this episode is Meryem Saci, who is a soulful singer, songwriter, and emcee raised in Algeria and escaped as a refugee to Canada back in 2000. Based in Montreal, she has a new EP titled All in that she released via her Bandcamp back in May. During our chat, we talked about growing up in Alergia and what finally caused her to flee from her wartorn home with her family to Canada. We also talk about her music upbringing, her influences, and about her new EP.

Stream/Purchase All In: ffm.to/meryemsaci_all_in

Follow Meryem Saci:
Website: meryemsaci.com
Facebook: facebook.com/meryemsacimusic
Instagram: instagram.com/meryemsaci
Twitter: twitter.com/MeryemSaci

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Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier
Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier has been an online advocate for Detroit hip-hop, electronic, and rock music for over a decade now. As a tastemaker in the Detroit scene, he writes about the city's music and culture through various forms of social media along with publications both here in Detroit and internationally. Outside of writing, he is a well-respected DJ within the city who has played numerous gigs in many of Detroit's most legendary venues