When Louis Armstrong Visited Beirut in 1959

Famous American trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong, who's considered as one of the finest jazz musicians of all time, apparently visited Beirut in 1959 and performed at the UNESCO Theater. Armstrong was on a Middle East and visited Egypt as well where he was apparently accused by local papers of leading an Israeli spy network. The US was sending artists like Armstrong back then on cultural diplomacy initiatives around the world to counter the Soviet…

Fayruz New Album “Bebalee” is Out!

When the first song from the new album "Yemken" came out, it didn't feel like a Fairouz song to me but it was just one song so I thought I wait for the whole album. Unfortunately, the whole album is a disappointment, the lyrics are a bit childish and the takes on popular songs like “Bésame Mucho” and "Don’t Cry for me Argentina" aren't that great. Also what's that "Baytee Sgheer bi Canada" song? Couldn't…
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“Adonis” Launching Their Third Album!

1 month ago
It took three years but Adonis’ third studio album is finally here and it kicks ass! The popular Lebanese pop/rock band, which was formed back in 2011, is celebrating the release of “Nour” at Raw ...
Movies & Television

11-year old Lyn Khouri Impresses Judges at The Voice Kids France

1 month ago
A French-Lebanese girl called Lyn Khouri sang Whitney Houston’s “I will always love you” and made all three judges turn their chairs on the Voice Kids France. The Voice Kids is a French music talent ...
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Lebanese Dabke in The Streets of Brussels

1 month ago
Nothing comes close to our Lebanese Dabke. I have no idea what the occasion was or how recent that video is but it’s pretty cool. If there’s one thing that still unites the Lebanese here ...
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Ragheb Alameh Tries to Moon Walk, Slips on Stage

1 month ago
Was he trying to moon-walk? Or is this a new move by the Super Star? This reminded me for some reason of his epic butterfly dance back when he was still young. In all cases, ...
Alcohol

Jim Beam Rocks 12-Hour Music Festival!

2 months ago
Jim Beam Rocks has become an annual tradition that many Lebanese, especially Rock fans, look forward to each summer. This summer, Jim Beam is upping the ante, with a 12-hour festival at Iris Beach Club ...
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Despacito 3al Lebnene by Fouad Yammine

2 months ago
I hate that song and I hate the fact that it made so much buzz. Gangnam was also a silly song but at least there was something original about it, unlike Despacito. Anyway, I haven’t ...
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Game of Thrones Song: Awesome Oriental Version by Iyam El Lira

2 months ago
Iyam el Lira is a Lebanese band formed by young talented musicians whose mission is to reach out to new generations and remind them of the good old songs by adding a special twist to ...
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Mozart Chahine Smart Take on Celebratory Gunfire

2 months ago
It’s not that obvious for a shop that sells musical instruments to tackle an issue as sensitive as celebratory gunfire but Mozart Chahine has done so brilliantly. His latest ad reads “Ma T2awweslo Tabbello”, which ...
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