Shadia Mansour - Asalamo 3alaikom More...
Asfalt - Egyptian Hiphop →
Mendeel Um A7mad Art Installation
Really cool art installation in Kuwait exploring gender: Mendeel Um A7mad FYI: A “7” in Arabic text transliterated into Roman letters is a very breathy “h” sound, different from a “normal h” sound. So A7mad could also be written Ahmad.
Fareeq el Atrash →
Funky Lebanese hiphop, live instruments and beatboxing.
Wighit Nazar - Hiphop from Cairo →
http://www.shankaboot.com/ A web-serial from Lebanon about a kid, his delivery business, and his strange mix of friends and acquaintances. English subtitles are available under the “CC” in youtube. Kind of dramatic as far as the story goes, but fun. As for the language, it’s pretty natural Lebanese Arabic (not overacted like a lot of serials). They deal with some social issues...
Silence is death | الصمت هو الموت And you, if you speak you die | ...– Tahar Djaout (via darling80m)
Rayess Bek - Hip Hop Republic →
Highly recommended: Amazing remixes of old songs and new collaborations with Eben Foulen, Rabah, Tamer Nafar (DAM), EDD (Fareeq El Atrash), Malikah, RGB, DJ Lethal Skillz, and other international hip hop artists.
DJ Lethal Skillz →
Lebanese DJ, associated with Rayess Bek and co. from back in the day.
Asifeh - Iradeh EP →
The best thing you’ll get for free this month. Check out his twitter page: https://twitter.com/#!/asifeh/ Enjoy the English translation of lyrics of two of the songs in the youtube descriptions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZvt4Seq1k4