Ousso: The Region’s Leading Musical Icon Talks Amr Diab, Satanism and the Independent Music Scene

Ousso: The Region’s Leading Musical Icon Talks Amr Diab, Satanism and the Independent Music Scene

We here at Scoop Empire are starting #AScoopOfSuccess, a series of interviews with successful Arabs that are kicking ass and making names on a regional, as well as international level in different fields. And since I’m really passionate about music, I thought it would be best to start with one of the region’s most leading […]

Ewsal Bel 3araby: The Ultimate Platform for Independent Music Junkies in the Region

Ewsal Bel 3araby: The Ultimate Platform for Independent Music Junkies in the Region

  Music junkies all over the Arab World, this one’s for you. In this article, I will tackle everything you need to know about Ewsal Bel 3araby. It is, by all means, the most innovative platform for musicians and music lovers in the Arab region. this week marks one year since the launch of Ewsal […]

Is Miley Cyrus Low-Key Dating an Arab?

Is Miley Cyrus Low-Key Dating an Arab?

by Nadia Aly

The 90s born generation will surely remember growing up and jamming to the tunes of Miley Cyrus. I mean she was just endearing on her infamous TV show Hannah Montana. We can all relate to how nervous we felt for her as she was revealing her double-identity to her best friend Lily. Not to mention […]

Sarah ShéBani’s Reveals Her ‘Alter Ego’ and We Are Just in Love

Sarah ShéBani’s Reveals Her ‘Alter Ego’ and We Are Just in Love

Written By: Abdulhameed Afifi

  Up coming Arab artists – especially singers – are struggling to make a name in the highly competitive music industry. Fortunately, however, some of these artist’s tough journeys, do possess room for a happy ending, or rather a happy beginning,  within the mainstream music scene.   Indeed, there are several examples of young  singers who […]

26 Dance Moves That Were Basically Taught to Every Arab Kid Growing Up

26 Dance Moves That Were Basically Taught to Every Arab Kid Growing Up

Before the Nae Nae and twerking happened, two angels called Hamid ElShaeri and Vanilla Ice landed on earth and showed 80s kids what “cool” and “swag” meant. I will forever say the 80s and 90s were the golden eras of music and embarrassing choreography. Being an Arab kid used to be nothing but practicing dances for birthdays, […]

24 Songs That Will Always Make ’80s Egyptian Kids Happy

24 Songs That Will Always Make ’80s Egyptian Kids Happy

It’s 2016 and I’m disappointed and somewhat bored. Music used to rock your soul. Genres actually felt different. This musical fusion that’s been going on for the past decade is getting on 80s kids’ nerves. Commercial music used to be fun and stupid, alternative rock could actually rock your soul and break-up songs were more than music […]

This Hijabi Rapper Is Basically Every Arab Woman

This Hijabi Rapper Is Basically Every Arab Woman

A few months ago, Mona Haydar debuted as a rapper, with a music video entitled “Wrap My Hijab.” The video had received mixed reviews. From Muslims who were attacking the audacity behind the concept of veiled women being so exposed and in your face, to people who celebrated the idea of a woman re – […]

REVIEW: Why Cairokee’s Latest Offering Needs to Be on Your Playlist

REVIEW: Why Cairokee’s Latest Offering Needs to Be on Your Playlist

by Abdulhameed Afifi

  Cairokee strikes back with a new hit album, No2ta Beeda (which basically translates to A Drop of Positivity), this summer and it is, in my opinion, flawless. The album doesn’t stick to one genre as it experiments with new territories, but still maintains to keep those traditional rock tunes that Cairokee have always made […]

Egyptians Are Warning Each Other About Amr Diab’s Newest Shirt

Egyptians Are Warning Each Other About Amr Diab’s Newest Shirt

Summer is nothing but a new Amr Diab album. We worship the man. He is an Egyptian icon like no other. We dance, cry our hearts out and get married to his tunes. Diab is one of those few artists who can touch every soul that listens to his melodies.     It is not […]

7 Cairo Venues That Are Perfect to Chill out, Relax and Listen to Live Music

7 Cairo Venues That Are Perfect to Chill out, Relax and Listen to Live Music

by Abdulhameed Afifi

Sometimes, all you want to do is kick back, relax, and listen to some feel-good music. Some places in Egypt offer just that; friendly atmosphere, a warm cup of coffee, and the soft tunes that will take your mind off of any stressful day.   Here are some of our favorite picks that you must […]

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