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Hegazy Met’al Best Song Also About Egypt’s Future

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Amr Elmasry “Ba7eb Israel”: Funny Or Anti-Israel Song

“I am an Egyptian Man” says this song. Amr El masry is not class act, he is a new comer to the Sha’abi music style. That;s folks music as played by cab drivers and people in those poor areas around ...

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Too Bad, I Never Danced Like This At My Wedding

Dancing with canes, sticks and daggers is as Arab as Algebra. But dance is a lot more fun than the latter. Here’s an inside footage of some Arabic (Egyptian namely) wedding and you get that baladi beat, just they they ...

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Sha’abi Music in Egypt: After the Revolution

Over the last year, NPR has quietly produced a few solid pieces on Arabic music. There were the previously linked stories on Moroccan rapper El Haked, and of course the Hanitizer’s interview with Robert Siegel on All Things Considered. Western ...

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A Metallica Worthy Arabic Music Video

This music video is from the 70s, a Shabai style song by Mohammed Adawyah. The song does not mean anything in particular. There are men in dark, skeletons, fangs and blood. I do not know who had this idea to ...

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I Love Qabila TV Productions

Qabila TV is my kind of TV, they are in the business of making music and high quality videos that offers timely messages. This time, they have chosen to release their video to the tunes of Ahmad Adawyyeh. They have ...

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Mahmoud Said “The Butcher” Album

Mahmoud Said used a big word to title his debut album of 16 tracks….Safah/Safa7, Arabic for Butcher. Have you gotten a chance to give this album a listen? tell us in the comment section. 01 – Esma302. Safa703. El 2shyah ...

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Egypt Haters Will Love This Shitty Song

Here’s a proof that not everything in Egypt is of value. The land that made the best Arabic music is also the same land that gives birth to voices like those two new singers who make songs for their local ...

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Egyptian Folk Singer Hakeem 3.0 2011 Album

Hakeem apologized this year for his statements during the revolution supporting Mubarak and attacking the protesters and it seems apology has been accepted. So now comes his album, this might be his tenth album or so. I dig the new ...

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Huda Of The Mountains

When a singer in Arabia says, I am from the mountain, I right away think, “oh, they are Lebanese” But when you say you are from the mountain in Egypt, it means you are living the tough life–often the outlaws ...

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