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Ahmed Shawqy, The Singer Who Loved Egypt

There was once a legendary Egyptian poet that was named Ahmed Shawqy, he is Egypt’s number one poet and his poems are considered gems in the Egyptian and the Arab literature. But since this not the time of legends, we have a new comer with the same ...

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Ahmad Dari’s New Song For The Prisoners

The Jerusalem based Palestinian singer who has been lampooning all the obscure in Palestine politics is back with a short song dedicated to the striking Palestinian prisoners. It’s one for solidarity, a shout in the dark using the first person ...

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لسانك حصانك – مريم صالح Maryam Saleh: Your Tongue Is Your Shield

Talking too much might be one of Egypt’s main problems. It seems that everybody now has turned democracy into chaos. Everyone has an opinion, which is cool, but then the troubles start when they start mistaking their opinions are facts. This is why there are ...

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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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