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Vinyl records are a rarity these days and many are collectors’ items. The shop we discovered held a treasure trove of recordings from the golden age of Egyptian music. Artists such as Umm Kulthum, Abd al-Halim Hafiz, Farid al-Atrash, etc., as well as some of the foundational Moroccan musicians from the mid-twentieth century, artists like […]
Amr Diab needs no introduction. The Egyptian superstar is popular across the globe — he has fans everywhere from the GCC to Europe, the United States and Australia.
RACHEL MCARTHUR: Amr Diab needs no introduction. The Egyptian superstar has fans everywhere from the GCC to Europe, the United States and Australia.
METTE REITZEL, CGNEWS: Their appearance, their message and their undoubted skill blend to create powerful voices confronting stereotypes
AMERICAN BEDU: It’s an issue that is constantly debated – whether music is haram according to Islamic principles. A new fusion of poetry and musical instruments is, however, making waves.
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LAVON L. BROWN, SUHAIBWEBB: A socially engaged group of artists, the Last Poets, infused their work with religious tropes, setting the template for today’s rappers.
RACHEL MCARTHUR: Remember the name Mashrou Leila (Leila’s Project), because we guarantee this band will become a household name very soon.