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 […]

Cairokee Just Released a Controversial Statement About Their Newest Album

Cairokee Just Released a Controversial Statement About Their Newest Album

Egypt’s favorite band, Cairokee, just released a a controversial statement on Facebook and their fans are losing it.     The statement released was about their newest album, scheduled to be released on the 11th of July. The album is titled “No2ta Beida” (White Point).     Cairokee announced that the General Authority for the Control of […]

People Need to Stop Claiming Facebook Page ‘Underground’ Is Responsible for Church Bombings

People Need to Stop Claiming Facebook Page ‘Underground’ Is Responsible for Church Bombings

There’s a page called “تحت الارض – Underground” that has been causing a huge controversy over social media, and people are legitimately scared. For those who don’t know, the page is a supposed satanic page that has been going viral for almost a month, and somehow, the page got connected with the recent attacks.   […]

7 Egyptian Underground Rappers You Really, Really Need to Know

7 Egyptian Underground Rappers You Really, Really Need to Know

By Paula George

Before Arabic hip-hop emerged as a separate genre, Arab-Americans were regularly involved in hip-hop in the United States, with people such as LA-based producer Fredwreck (Farid Karam Nassar), and Miami-based DJ Khaled.   Hip-hop music began to see popularity in the Arab World in the early 1990s, Groups began to emerge in Palestine in the […]

Brilliant Jordanian Band El Morabba3 Takes on Cairo for the First Time

Brilliant Jordanian Band El Morabba3 Takes on Cairo for the First Time

The ever-growing Arab underground music keeps on taking us by surprise and seems to be delightfully limitless when it comes to its budding talents and creative minds. El Morabba3, an originally-quartet-turned-trio Jordanian band that originated from Amman is a fine example of the outspoken underground bands that have risen to fame amongst other independent Arab […]

Sofar Sounds: Superb Secret Gigs in Cairo’s Underground Music Scene

Sofar Sounds: Superb Secret Gigs in Cairo’s Underground Music Scene

When I was first invited to a Sofar Sounds Cairo gig, I was told that it was a super secret show with a super secret lineup in a super secret venue. The directions, when they were finally released to us two days before the event, were – you guessed it – super vague. “Keep driving […]