These Young Black British Muslims Just Made a Web Series, and You Need to Watch It

These Young Black British Muslims Just Made a Web Series, and You Need to Watch It

by Nadine Arab

A group of black British Muslims just launched a series of videos exploring stories and dialogue around being black and Muslim in Britain. The global launch of the web series was on the 4th, celebrating Black History month.     Even though the African Muslim community in the UK represents about 10% of its Muslim […]

Ed Sheeran Speaks to Egyptians for a Total of 6 Seconds and We Can Die Happily Now

Ed Sheeran Speaks to Egyptians for a Total of 6 Seconds and We Can Die Happily Now

by Karina Eltantawi

  We love everything about Ed Sheeran — from his sensual music, nerdy outfits, ginger hair, ballroom dancing to his previous make-no-sense relationship with Taylor Swift — we are just obsessed.   Egypt’s newest radio station, NRJ Egypt, recently launched with Arabic-speaking presenters playing both Arabic and English music. Lucky for us, they got Ed […]

We Went to Abla Fahita’s Very Last Show and This Is What Happened

We Went to Abla Fahita’s Very Last Show and This Is What Happened

By Hady ElHady

  Egyptian online public figure, recording artist, inappropriate widow and a self-proclaimed internet millionaire, Abla Fahita, has been part of our lives for years, we’ve followed every single thing she did through Twitter and YouTube and she’s been making TV appearances since 2010 causing controversy and getting sued many times until she snagged her very […]

Nile FM’s Mark Somers And Sally Sampson Get Scooped

Nile FM’s Mark Somers And Sally Sampson Get Scooped

Last week, we had none other than Nile FM’s very own Mark Somers and Sally Sampson at our office for a chitchat to celebrate the three-year anniversary of their morning radio show in Egypt, or at least that’s what they thought. Little did they know that we were going to interrogate them, get them to say […]

Q&A: Nogoum FM Host Farida El Khadem

Q&A: Nogoum FM Host Farida El Khadem

Arguably the people we spend much of are time with are people we’ve never met before, radio hosts. They’re with us during our morning coffee and our ride home from work and while they seem to totally get us, we don’t really know much about them. We caught up with Egypt’s very own TV presenter, radio […]

Q&A: Bassem Kameel

Q&A: Bassem Kameel

  He is known for his deep voice, incredible sense of humor as well as his astonishing radio stunts and hoaxes. We got the chance to talk to Bassem Kameel, who gave us the inside scoop about his future projects, upcoming singing career and more. Check out what he had to say:   First of […]

A Star Among Us: Simone Heng

A Star Among Us: Simone Heng

Simone Heng is a multi-talented person with a multi-cultural background. The Virgin Radio Dubai presenter juggles between her international media career and managing Dubai’s premiere DIY fashion and lifestyle blog.   Introduce yourself. My name is Simone Heng and I am a 29 year old Singapore-born Australian raised broadcaster based in Dubai for the last […]

Quarter Tone Frequency Features Middle East’s Best Underground Music

Quarter Tone Frequency Features Middle East’s Best Underground Music

Following this year’s successful Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) Bass Camp in Dubai, RBMA announced the launch of a new monthly radio show called Quarter Tone Frequency, “an exploration of authentic oriental sounds”. Quarter Tone Frequency will showcase some of the Middle East’s best underground musical acts from Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and the UAE. Some […]

Q&A: Yara El Gendy, Radio Superstar

You turn your music on, you turn the radio up and you find Yara El Gendy talking to you. You switch and there she is on Nogoum FM. You switch back, she’s right there on Nile FM. Don’t get us wrong – we aren’t complaining. There has to be something about the presenter that makes […]