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Haitham Nabil And The New Egyptian Citizen

I know I have called Egyptian singer Haitham Nabil the first mainstream singer to release a song for the January 25th revolution. He did is before it was hip and certainly it was not all that safe to sing. I ...

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Spoken Word Artist Shames The Egyptian Army

Many in Egypt are frustrated and disappointed with the continued death of protesters in Egypt. Sometimes they blame the thugs, but the police and the army are the only ones with guns. So it’s hard to blame anyone but those who are supposed to be ...

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You Can Never Have Too Many Egypt Love Song

Bring back your flags, Egypt needs you to wave them and needs you to express that love you have always had for it. These are troubling times in Egypt and it seems cynicism is all over that country, and few ...

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Meet The Next President Of Egypt, Hamadeen

I do not know nor do I care who this guy is. But I know he is making waves with those Arab celebrities in Egypt. Many have posted videos offering support for this candidate who came from nowhere. He has ...

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Mado “مادو”: Part Activist Part Singer Full Egyptian

Mado might have the coolest Egyptian hair on TV. This activist turned entertainers of the masses. I have written a lot about Mado’s song in the past, but none of them even come close to how impressed I am with ...

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Red hot Chili Peppers: Will You Please Cancel Your Performance In Israel?

We get it, you are artists, not politicians. Unless you have been spending the bulk of your time on another planet, you would know that your concert in Israel comes at an awful time. As Israel leaders up in arms ...

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A Walk To Remember With Aya Mustafa

Aya Mustafa is an Egyptian singer who seems to be influenced by half a dozen female entertainers of the world. Her flow and her guitar reminds me of the likes of Joni Mitchel. The ballad as told by nostalgic Aya in her quest for love  is telling. This ...

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Mc Dahab + Sir MeDo Drop Dead Song

Mc Dahab found a partner in his assault on the new dictatorship in Egypt, he is now been paired up with Sir MeDo, an equally enraged Egyptian rap. Frustration in Egypt is hard to miss, the youth feel that their revolutions is being bastardized by the politicians and the army. What many have died ...

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مشروع كورال Carol And Choir Of The Youth in Egypt and Arabia

Some of the best, the brightest and most driven artists in Egypt are youth. Since they are all new comers and since they take on complicated and sometimes provocative matters, few music labels would sing them. That act allows the ...

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A Political Song About Teddy Bears

There are many kinds of bears, they cuddly ones we all grew up playing with is not the subject of this song. The bears of politics who sit in the dark plotting a comeback to power as they have been ...

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