One day, I had an epiphany. I realized that haters and their mindless imitators could only bother me if I cared what they had to say. “Mandal” and its accompanying music video celebrate me running out of fucks to give! Featuring live riq, tombak, and sarangi by Lorenzo Mantovani, “Mandal” reinterprets dancehall-UK drill fusion a [...]
My name is Yarob. In order for me to tell you about this blog, I need to tell you a small piece of my story first.
شاركو بالتحدي و حمّلو الـ"بيت" من هون اعملو منشن و تاغ لمنتج الـ "بيت" البروديوسر "أبو علي" عالإنستغرام و لحساب حركة "بلاد الشام" الموسيقية مشان ننشر ڤيديوهاتكن/م عالستوري و استعملو هاشتاغ #هيب_هوب_شرقي بالوصف تبع البوست وخلينا نولعها
Assasi and S6ef are teaming up with the good folks at Wicked Brew Cafe (Bangor, Maine) for an intimate music fundraiser 6-8PM on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Drop by for an evening of acoustic music and help us build a hopeful future for a special young man! There is no cover charge, but we suggest [...]
In honor of the upcoming release of "Zawrak", an immigration-themed track by Homs native K-Lead with guests Assasi and S6ef, we invite you to contribute suggestions for a collaborative Spotify playlist!
"Damage" drops on all platforms this Friday, September 20.
For our third Queen City Cypher, we're going big with your host Assasi, Portland MC Words of Phrase, singers Hannah Harleen and Stephanie Crosby, and a fire track by producer and previous QCC guest artist desmo.. Expect old-school Fugees vibes with a nostalgic 1950s Nile River twist.
EDIT: You can now watch Queen City Cypher #2 on YouTube or listen to it on your favorite music service. ... For the second Queen City Cypher, we are honored to feature Maine hip-hop OG Boss! Bangor-areas music fans are invited to watch the live filming, while the global fam can tune in on the [...]
Assasi recently had the honor of collaborating with Palestinian MC, vocalist, and producer Big Sam. The resulting Teesmoke-produced track, "Face Off / تبديل وجه", was released today as part of Big Sam's new album, "Arram". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFCTu9XGhlM "Face Off / تبديل وجه" exposes the frustrations shared by artists living in traditional societies where mainstream attitudes toward [...]
EDIT: You can watch Queen City Cypher #1 on YouTube or listen to it on your favorite music service. ... Bilad El-Sham Music kicks off Queen City Cyphers this weekend! On Saturday, March 30 at Bangor's Queen City Cinema Club, Assasi and special guest desmo. will perform the first of what we hope to be [...]