Jadaliyya Posts Tahir Square Protest Singing

The online e-zine Jadaliyya, an independent ezine produced by ASI (Arab Studies Institute), a network of writers associated with the Arab Studies Journal, has posted a video of protesters in Tahir Square singing their renewed…

“Statement No. 1” A Syrian Protest Rap

Mideast Tunes reports the release of Biyan Raqam Wahid, translated as Statement No. 1. or Communique No. 1, a rap song protesting against, and documenting, the violent government suppression of demonstrations and rallies against the…

Controversial Concert by Snoop Dogg in Abu Dhabi

LA rapper Snoop Dogg controversially (in the true tradition of rap) appeared in a khandoura for the first hour of his recent concert at the Yas Arena in Abu Dhabi. Whilst seen by some as…

Umahu La Tajza3ee Song Libya Don’t be Sad

The You Tube file of the song Libya Don’t Be Sad may be a few weeks old now, but the message of the song and the video images are as powerful now as the day…

Khalad M and Lowkey Arab Spring Freedom Song

Libyan-American hip hop artist Khalid M has released a powerful new rap in support of Arab Spring protests and uprisings. “Can’t Take Our Freedom,” which also features Lowkey. The song is an anthem for desperate…

Bahrain Uprising Lullaby

American campaigner Stephen Rose has written

Yusuf Islam Inspired by Arab World Revolutions

Yusuf Islam, inspired by the revolutions and uprisings across the Arab World has written a song called “My People”. The song will be released as a free download in the near future. Yusuf Islam discusses…

Artists Unite to Produce Khalas Mixtape Vol. 1

In a move reflecting what might become a uniting in solidarity of revolutionary movements across the Middle East, artists from Libya, Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria have joined together to produce Mixtape Vol. 1 , a…

Egypt Fight Song (Behead the King)

Egypt Fight Song” (Behead The King) with Bird, The Truth, and produced by DJ Nas, a powerful hip hop summary of the feelings driving the Egyptian Revolution, is available from several web sources, and is…