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  • blog February 6, 2014

    Cairo Calling- Chaabi on the Move

    Ever since Afropop traveled to Egypt in the summer of 2011, we’ve been interested in the rapidly developing genre electro chaabi (or mahraganat as it’s sometimes called), a high-intensity, youth-based style that jacked traditional wedding/pop music, yoked it to insane … Read more »

  • blog December 17, 2013

    Chaabi Update!

    In case anyone forgot, Afropop Worldwide ❤ electro chaabi. Lucky for us, there have been a few major developments in the EC world (or at least the ever increasing part of the EC world that makes it to Brooklyn).  SO- … Read more »

  • blog September 10, 2013

    Afropop Exclusive: Cairo Liberation Front in Their Own Words

      It is with great pleasure and excitement that Afropop Worldwide premiers part two of our exclusive coverage of the Cairo Liberation Front and their brand new mix, Paint It Black. As hot and exciting as electro chaabi is, relatively little … Read more »

  • blog September 2, 2013

    Afropop Exclusive: Cairo Liberation Front’s “Paint It Black”

    It is with great pleasure and excitement that Afropop Worldwide premiers the new Cairo Liberation Front mix, Paint It Black. Cairo Liberation Front have made a name for themselves by calling attention to the explosive Electro Chaabi scene that grew out … Read more »

  • blog August 20, 2013

    Electro Chaabi… In Oakland, CA?

    WE WILL NOT REVEAL ANY FURTHER DETAILS until the right time comes along, but we’ve been chatting with The Netherlands’ Cairo Liberation Front a bit lately. CLF are arguably the world’s preeminent Electro Chaabi DJ crew, a position of note for … Read more »

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