Haifa Wahbi begins her final countdown
Lebanese singer Haifa Wahbi has begun the countdown for the release of her upcoming album, produced by Haifa. She assigned 'Rotana' the responsibility of distribution.
Haifa's newest music video music video for the song "Boos Al Wawa" (Kiss the Booboo), has received criticism for being inappropriate.
According to the London based daily, Dar Al Hayat, filming of the clip lasted for three days. In the clip Haifa plays a babysitter who is hired by a couple to take care of their one year old child. She begins to care for the child, feeding him and attending to his needs, and suddenly her lover appears, played by an Italian model. Haifa takes the baby with her to meet him.
Haifa was recently in Cairo to record songs for her upcoming album, scheduled for release in the near future. The singer also held work sessions with a number of composers.
Haifa recently gave a performance in Syria, and will begin a tour around the Arab world stopping in Lebanon, Qatar, UAE, and Egypt.
The singer explained that she wanted to try something new outside production company guidelines, and so decided to produce her own album.
Haifa added that her current situation, with her rising popularity, does not allow for her music to be the property of one single company that forces exclusivity. She stated that she intends on distributing her music to a variety of music channels.