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Egypt’s most famous rock band Cairokee is going to star in a new musical film. The film features the band and the success it has achieved since it saw the light for the first time in 2003. “The producers” is the company funding the film, whose date of release has yet to be announced. For …
“Our songs discuss issues for the first time in Arab music history,” says band
Independent bands move beyond live performances to talk shows, TV commercials and fame
Cairokee captures the emotions of a city in revolt at the anti-Morsi protest
Last Sunday, Egyptian singer and oud player Aida El Sayoubi gave her first concert in Cairo since she retired.
Cairo Runners organise Cairo’s first half marathon
(Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, in case you’re wondering about the title.) In our patriarchal, unfortunately chauvinistic, society, many of the words or phrases used to denote positive qualities have a distinctly male flavour: gada’ or dakkar, for example. The brilliant Cairokee, right at the end of their song Matloob Za’eem (Wanted: A leader), …
Cairokee and Wust El-Balad delight fans at the Red Bull Soundclash, guest appearances by Hakim and Ahmed Adaweya
CairoKee has carved out a niche for their music in the saturated Egyptian music scene with their distinct and original style. However, many of the tracks on this album seem to follow this sound too closely.