Hailed as the “new Sayed Darwish”, Hamza Namira is one of the most celebrated faces of modern Arabic music. A songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist from Egypt, Hamza has become a luminous expression of his homeland’s resilience and ambition. Emerging as a major public figure, most notably since the Egyptian revolution of 2011, he uses his work to explore and engage with the prominent social issues of today. Well aware of a range of dilemmas his generation is facing, he addresses them in an emotive and inclusive manner, weaving through Egyptian traditional and folk music, pop, rock and jazz along the way. He has released 5 Albums, presented 3 seasons of the Pan Arab
program “Remix”, his songs got a huge success in the Arab World. His hits “Dari Ya Alby”, "Fady Shewaya", Ya Zareef Al Tool" and many more made him one of the top artists in the middle east with almost 1 Billion total views on Youtube!
On Youtube and counting
On Youtube and counting
Anghami Platform 2018
On his Youtube Music Video "Dari ya Alby"
Performed & Filmed in more than 40 cities around the world
With a variety of arrangements and remarkable collaborations in his new album, Namira is among the top trending topics in Egypt in the opening of 2021
Haim, Dave Matthews, Jack Johnson and Feist are among the more than 40 artists who will perform songs by Yusuf/ Cat Stevens for the CatSong Festival, a special live YouTube broadcast in celebration of the 50th anniversary of his classic 1970 albums “Tea for the Tillerman” and “Mona Bone Jakon.”
Every Friday evening, on Al Araby TV and on Youtube, a new episode of Remix 3 is delivered to the world. Check it out here!
If SoundCloud, as a platform, has become synonymous with any genre of music, it’s undoubtedly rap. In any given week, a peek at the site’s top 50 songs shows at least 90 percent to be hip-hop. From the howlingly cartoonish to the despondently evil, from rote invocations...
Namira’s path to stardom preceded the events of the Arab Spring by many years. He was born in Saudi Arabia in 1980, where his father, an Egyptian Muslim, worked as a doctor and an amateur musician..
The New Arab spoke to renowned Egyptian artist Hamza Namira, an icon in the Arab World whose song, "Issmy masr", My name is Egypt, was a national hit.
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