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Some Call It Sausage Fest, Others Call It Egyptian Mahraganat

Urban Dictionary defines Sausage Fest as “a party of only guys (or at least 80% guys), where there is a substantial abundance of weiner.” This is what the new art from of Egyptian block parties or so called “Marhganat” Festivals. ...

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Arab Singer Who Were Active In Their 70s

Warda Warda of Algeria kept singing and looking good as she was 71 with the release of her last album in 2011. The legendary diva did also released a music video about hope. I enjoyed the album very much. I ...

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Farid Al Atrash, The Eternal Broken Heart Composer And Singer

The Arab night owls in the sixties and seventies listened to one guy and one guy only, Syrian Farid al Atrash. He had hundreds of songs about love and sleepless nights. He is a composer who likes to play the lute ...

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Gaza Is Our Town Song Is Beautiful غزه يا بلدتنا

I love seeing vintage photos from Gaza, and I love them even more when I hear a decent song. Here’s a beautiful song that sounds like a Lebanese song, only it’s about Gaza. Gaza is our town is the title ...

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A Punk Rock Drummer Goes to Syria, Lands an Exclusive Recording of Ancient Music Unheard By Western

Here we are in 2014, and you’d think that with our super connected world, we’d have heard it all by now. Not so. Jason Hamacher can tell you that. In 2010, just before the Syrian Civil War broke out, he ...

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The Best #Palestine Song Is Also The Same Song That No One Saw!

A number of Arab singers in 2000 made a song for Palestine after the breakout of the Second Intifada, emotions were running high, network TV were on their high wave, the internet is just getting started for the Middle Eastern ...

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This Ahmed Fouad Negm And Sheikh Imam Song Remains Relevant

“El Khatt Dah Khatty” is a ballad penned by the late Egyptian “poet of the people” Ahmed Fouad Negm. An unwavering political dissident who spent much of his adult life in and out of prison, Negm’s irreverent poetry delivered scathing ...

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Tony K “Welcome to Baghdad” Showcases The Mess

Iraqi-born Hip-Hop artist out of Detroit named Tony Tony K detailing the struggles of living in Iraq, not very long ago in Iraq a kid was executed for listening to Hip-Hop so for Tony K to be a voice for ...

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The Classy Diva Nagat Releases Her First Song In 25 Years #نجاه_الصغيره #كل_الكلام

The studies that treated this song were in Egypt, France and Greece. The lyricist behind is none other than the late Abdelrahman Abanoody whose last collaboration with Nagat was on her all-time hit “Oyoon Al Alb”. The force that brought ...

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This Old Amr Diab Song For The Little Ones!

Amr Diab has done many things throughout his career. He starred in films, and he did dozens of commercials and ads for various companies. And yes he recorded so hundreds of sangs and tens of albums where he is the ...

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