World renowned Lebanese Singer Feiruz Pays Tribute to Sabah, Said Akl

World renowned Lebanese Singer Feiruz failed to make any statements following her fellow artist Sabah’s death even though the pair, along with Wadih al-Safi who died last year, forms the three main pillars upon which the country’s artistry is built. Feiruz, who makes sure to stay away from the media and public appearances, broke her […]

Music silenced in north Mali as Islamists drive out artists ?

BAMAKO, Mali — Khaira Arby, one of Africa’s most celebrated musicians, has performed all over the world, but there is one place she cannot visit: her native city of Timbuktu, a place steeped in history and culture but now ruled by religious extremists.

Lebanese artist flees homeland after Syrian death threats

Resigned Lebanese singer Fadel Shaker has left his home in the Lebanese capital Beirut and took his family to reside permanently in Qatar. According to the Lebanese newspaper Al Nahar, the reason behind the sudden move is death threats the singer began receiving over his political views with regards to the Syrian government.

Prominent Lebanese musician received death threats from Syrian government

Prominent Lebanese singer Fadel Shaker has announced that he resigned from his singing career permanently. Fadel made his decision after taking part in a recent demonstration opposing the Syrian government’s cruelty against its people and standing by the side of the Muslim group Salafying and announcing that he is one of them. Fadel also revealed […]

Assi Hilani frustrated that his own kids prefer Justin Bieber

Caulete Polis, wife of prominent Lebanese singer Assi Hilani, revealed that her children do not show off that their father is a famous singer and they prefer to listen to music by singer Justin Bieber. Caulete added that Assi sometimes gets irritated by that and he scolds his children telling them that he is their […]

Gorillaz feature the Lebanese National Orchestra on new album

The popular virtual band, Gorillaz are back with their first single, “Stylo”, off of their third studio album, Plastic Beach. The new Gorillaz album will be released on March 9th in the U.S and will feature a diverse group of artists from Snoop Dogg and De La Soul to The Lebanese National Orchestra for Oriental […]