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When The Octopus Of The Oud Sing. Here’s Abadi Al Johar

Abadi Al Johar has huge backing as he is one of the lead musicians in the Gulf area. He is is known for his silk way around the lute and how gifted he is with the music he makes. He ...

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They Very Last Song of The Late Sabbouha

Lebanese actress and singer Sabah, an icon from the Arab World’s golden age of cinema, died in Beirut on Wednesday at the age of 87. The singer’s family confirmed the news in a Facebook post, reported Lebanon’s Daily Star newspaper. In ...

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Meet Funny Girl Mais Hamdan, The Weird Al Yankovic Of Arabia @Mais_Hamdan

Spoofing pop songs is nothing new, the good spoofs sometimes are more popular than the original work they are satirizing. In Arabia, there’s Bassem Fagali who might or might not be a transgender who does spot on funny takes of ...

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Taymoor Marmarchi, Will He Save Arabic Pop? @TaymoorM

Arabic music does not have much going for it right now. The political climate in most Arab countries is toxic, piracy is still a big issue and no one seems to want to tack it seriously and treat it as a crime. But ...

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Platinum Records Has Big Plans For Growth! (Interview) @PlatinumRecords

Platinum Records is talking a lot about their huge plans to grow–Elaph caught up with a company executive the chairman himself for the music production company that had a re-launch party in Dubai. So far they kept about 7 stars, ...

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The Always Evolving And Fresh Tamer Abu Ghazaleh @Tamer_AG

In your dictionary, if you wanted to look Indie Arab musician, you may as well find a picture of Tamer Abu Ghazaleh. Born to Palestinian parents in the city of Cairo, He grew up there and legend has it he ...

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Indie Arab Swedes Sing For The Motherlands–You May Cry! @RihanYou

A group of young Arabs from Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Palestine got together in Sweden where they and their families have found refuge to sing for their motherland. They love it so much, but not to the degree where they would risk ...

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Syrian Trio “Hewar” in Concert At Alwan for the Arts @AlwanfortheArts

Genre-breaking Syrian ensemble Hewar, meaning “dialogue” in Arabic, is a group that transcends the barriers of musical disparities and misconceptions. This unique musical exchange between different musical personalities is achieved by the musicians using their instruments as their only means ...

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Get Excited! Tamer Ashour Finishes His 2014 Album “Ana Rage3” @TamerAchour

“I’m Coming Back” this is how one of my all-time favorite musicians titled his album. Tamer Ashour returns with force, his last album released in 2011, February when Egypt was going under a transformation. The company released it and Tamer ...

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The Sweetest Romantic Song From Saudi Arabia. (audio)

He is the godfather of Saudi music, before he was a singer he is composer and now he is a legend. Meet Abdel Rab Idris, the elder of all great things by the way of Saudi Arabia. But before Saudi ...

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