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Hiya Music Video Release Party (Featuring Interview)

arabology · Arabology Interviews Jordanian Artist Hiya If you read our previous article about Hiya (click here ) then you know that she is an up and coming Jordanian artist, performer, and singer/songwriter who recently made her debut with the single BANADI.  Not one to rest on her laurels, Hiya has just released a powerful music video for the song, accompanied by CC lyrics on YouTube.  You can view the music video below or at this link . The music video premiere party for "Banadi" took place on September 8, 2023 at the beautiful Manara Center in Amman, Jordan where guests were treated to a rooftop projection of her stunning work.  Below are some photos from the event, followed by an exclusive interview with Hiya who was kind enough to speak with Arabology  just minutes before the official launch (listen below). arabology · Arabology Interviews Jordanian Artist Hiya This interview is also available via the Arabology Podcast on all major music platforms; to listen, go to

Lina Makoul's Latest Track Connects Art and Capitalism

Lina Makoul: Exploring the Art-Capitalism Paradox Lina Makoul's Artistic Activism: Lina Makoul has long used  her international profile to address social and political issues close to her heart and her new single, 'Fish Masari,' serves as a prime example.  You can listen/watch below or at this link . Exploring the Art-Capitalism Paradox: Written and produced by Makoul and Nasir AlBashir, 'Fish Masari' delves into the intricate relationship between art and capitalism. This thought-provoking wake-up call delves into how art enriches the hearts and minds of countless individuals while often failing to sustain its creators. Makoul's astute observations and succinct lyrics match the track's powerful physicality. A Fusion of Arabic Musical Traditions: 'Fish Masari' is deeply rooted in Arabic musical traditions, incorporating Middle Eastern instrumentation, percussive rhythms inspired by traditional Palestinian wedding songs, and clever samples. The track&#

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