That includes Narcy, Sons of Yusuf, & Rotana Tarabzouni, the event curated by Noor al Suwaidi, promotes musical talent from the Middle East who’re breaking stereotypes, bridging cultural understanding and empowering men and women from the region.
Rotana Tarabzouni, a Los Angeles-based Saudi artist and songwriter, describes her music as different/cinematic pop.
Sons of Yusuf, featuring Kuwaiti brothers Ya’koob and Humble Abdul, blend hip-hop tradition with an Arabic twist. Narcy (aka Yassin Al Salman), born in Dubai to parents from Basra, Iraq, and raised between the UAE and Canada, uses hip-hop to discover issues together with historical past of art, identity, religion, colonialism, and race.
Feb 03 2016
NYUAD Arts Centre Abu Dhabi