Music Reviews

April 25, 2013

Photo courtesy of ReTune Studio Facebook page
07:10 GMT

In Egypt, to get ahead in the music world, you have to have a connection. If you do not, then it is over,” Farghaly explained. ReTune Studio turns nobodies into somebodies: a rapper's Cinderella story.

Van Gogh-inspired poppy flower painting by Taha Hussein
06:49 GMT

Taha Hussein didn't cut his ear off, but some of his artwork is inspired by the late great Van Gogh.The Al Masar Gallery has a new exhibition of Taha's "Latest Work on Paper", open until May 9th.

April 24, 2013

Khaled Salim shares all on "Tonght with Hani"
14:59 GMT

Fans of Khaled Salim will have more than daytime eating to look forward to after Ramadan because the Egyptian singer shared on "Tonight with Hani" his plans to release his new album just after the holy month.

Carole Samaha's soldier face
13:31 GMT

Some call it luck, Tamer might think it's war, but no one can beat Carole "the soldier"'s sucess in Egypt right now.

April 23, 2013

Angham gets her first taste of humble pie
08:30 GMT

‘Egypt’s First Singer’, Angham, is afraid of matching her own success: Singing in the Lebanese dialect has given the successful star her first taste of humble pie.

April 22, 2013

London exhibition to inspire collaboration between Muslims and Jews
06:58 GMT

Who knew that 70 brave Muslims risked their lives to shelter Jews during World War II? The RIghteous Muslim Exhibition in London "hopes to inspire new research into instances of collaboration between the Muslim and Jewish communities."

April 21, 2013

The remaining 19 Arab Idol contestants sit on pins and needles
10:36 GMT

Eight smiling faces shine on the stage of the second season of Arab Idol, while another 19 wait on pins and needles to find out if they will be the final four selected by judges.

The X-Factor Arabia cut-throat drama continues
09:26 GMT

The 5th episode of The X Factor Arabia got even more cut-throat when Elissa’s Eman Karakeebo fought against Marrayah from Carole’s team for survival in the competition.

Sherine loves to be in the spotlight
07:15 GMT

Sherine has halted all current projects to recover from a nasty fall down the stairs of her home. While most fans are offering her well wishes along with superstar Angham, others are calling it bluff and just another chance to be in the spotlight.

April 18, 2013

Who's the comedian now? Diana Karazon guests on 'Tonight with Hani'
10:51 GMT

Get on your dancin’ shoes, Hani Ramzi! Diana Karazon wants to groove with you. Too bad they don’t fit!

Carole Samaha shares her "Feelings" of success with Egypt
09:45 GMT

Carole Samaha is ready to party hardy in Cairo. The Lebanese songstress is on cloud 9 with the highest selling record in Egypt and is bringing the country's record industry up with her.

Dubai is ready to rock it with EYE and Metallica
07:22 GMT

Empty Yard Experiment (EYE) shares how they were picked to open for legendary Metallica this weekend in Abu Dhabi.

April 17, 2013

Moroccans go cray-cray over Majed Al Mohandes
12:11 GMT

Iraq's beloved Majed Al Mohandes made it big in Morocco last weekend with a celebrity crowd that welcomed him so well that organizers asked him back for another round later this summer.

Abdel-Moneim Kamel watches a dancer, during one of the rehearsals of the Cairo Opera Ballet Company at the Cairo Opera House (photo: Sherif Sonbol)
09:59 GMT

On Sunday 21 April, a number of the Cairo Opera House's artistic companies, conductors and soloists will join a large memorial concert dedicated to Abdel Moneim-Kamel.

April 16, 2013

The Awela Balady Ensemble will perform a special concert dedicated to legendary Egyptian musician Sheikh Imam on Tuesday, 16 April, at the Cairo Opera House's open-air theatre. (Photo: Wasla FM)
13:13 GMT

The Awela Balady Ensemble will perform a special concert dedicated to legendary Egyptian musician Sheikh Imam on Tuesday, 16 April, at the Cairo Opera House's open-air theatre.