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"Hayy" girl! Music Festival shines light on promising & prominent Arab, African female singer

known as the sinter. The instrument is commonly used in gnawa music, based on African Islamic ritual ... and prominent Arab and African female singers. Growing up, Algerian musician Hasna ... a series of concerts designed to promote female talent from across the Arab and African world in genres ...

30/07/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

As good as it gets: North African-French DJ duo "Toukadime" bring Chaabi music back to life

means ‘to present’ and that’s exactly what this DJ duo do: Present North African music to your ears. ... speak North African music, most often they're talking about rai, the infectious blend of Arab, ... is bring to light the other side of North African music: rai singers singing in chaabi style, old gems ...

03/04/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Afro American Jazz + Arabic music = Tarek Yamani's "Afro Tarab" music

about music and he can most entertainingly speak about it. How do we react to ancient African ... American Jazz and the Arabic music," writes 'Victor Argo' in a fascinating tale about ... music while I do household chores. Like ironing my shirts. And that is precisely what I did on August 6, ...

24/08/2014 - 12:05 - comment 0

Morocco's Ahmad Soultan talks fame, music and MTV

The singer dominated headlines last year after becoming the first North African to be nominated for Best Worldwide Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs). It didn’t come easy. The Afrobian singer — known ... and was given the chance to showcase his unique style of music to the world. Soultan was in Dubai recently, ...

03/03/2013 - 12:27 - comment 0

Izza Genini loves 'Morocco Body and Soul' as seen recently in Berlin

documentary films, each focusing on a different region and musical tradition of the North African kingdom. ... Festival in Berlin to give Europeans a taste of Moroccan musical traditions by presenting three of her ... of Morccan folkloric music, Izza Genini' s project Maroc Corps et Âme (Morocco Body and Soul) ...

08/10/2013 - 08:11 - comment 0

Coca-Cola Middle East to release K’naan and Nancy Ajram Track and music video in 50 countries in support of its sponsorship of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™

Coca-Cola Middle East has brought together African Hip-hop artist K’naan and superstar Nancy ... Nancy Ajram will be released in 50 countries and will be the centre piece music for the campaign; used as the music on all TV commercials, at the FIFA World Cup™ Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola events, on the online ...

23/05/2010 - 10:07 - comment 0

Egyptian marimba band to take part in Vienna African Arts Festival

part with her Marimba band, joined by the popular Tanoura troupe, in the Vienna African Arts Festival. ... in the Vienna African Arts Festival, to be held in Austria. The Marimba band will perform several ... in the Arab world, Abdel-Aziz studied at the Cairo Conservatory of Music, before traveling to continue her ...

27/08/2013 - 05:47 - comment 0

Best Middle East Act, Ahmed Soultan, in running for MTV EMAs Worldwide Act

South African pop duo, LCNVL, has been voted the Best African Act for the "2013 MTV EMA". ... musical acts have enjoyed the MTV EMA spotlight as nominees in the Worldwide Act voting competition. ... African Act award were Mafikozolo, P-Square, Wizkid and Fuse ODG. LCNVL, the brainchild of twin ...

29/10/2013 - 09:23 - comment 0

Winners Announced for Kora All Africa Music Awards 2001

to African countries by musical traditions, with key musicians and leading singers hailing from and drawing ... The sixth annual Kora All Africa Music Awards was held at the Sun City Superbowl in South Africa on Saturday night to honor outstanding achievement in the African ...

01/08/2010 - 19:53 - comment 0

Casablanca Musical Meetings

of Moroccan, African and European artists. Le Matin reports that within the framework of Casablanca Musical ... Casablanca Musical Meetings will be held from 15 September until 17 September with the participation of Moroccan, African and European artists. Le Mat ...

18/05/2010 - 13:13 - comment 0