Fish Symboled Stamp: Mongolian hip-hop duo splices traditional singing with dope beats

Ulan Bator’s urban music scene is buzzing with a new vibe created by a hip-hop duo mixing into their sound the traditional art of throat singing, or “khoomei”, as Mongolians call it.
Rap group Fish Symboled Stamp, named after a fish-shaped seal traditionally used to brand horses in the landlocked nation, incorporates the nearly 1,000-year-old vocal tradition of communities across Siberia and Central Asia.
Khoomei means “pharynx”, and performers imitate the sounds…