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  • feature July 14, 2012

    On Shabibi Music

    Shabibi: the word means “youth music,” and is not to be confused with sha’bi music.  Shababi is the highly produced sound of pan-Arab stars like Amr Diab, Mohamed Nour, Mohamed Fouad, and Sherine Abdel Wahab. Daniel Gilman, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the … Read more »

  • hip-deep June 14, 2012

    Egypt 2: Cairo – Hollywood of the Middle East

    By the mid 20th century, Cairo had become the unrivaled center for music and film production in the Middle East. Producers, writers, composers, actors, musicians, star singers, and creators of every stripe flocked here to take part in the city’s … Read more »

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