Wednesday, March 4, 2015

When This Gulfie Took A Selfie...Joun Fayez Al Saeed




When you are the hottest music producer, singer and composer in the Gulf region and when your bank account is so large, you set out to take on fun projects. Fayez Al Saeed has artists lining outside his door to work with him, he choses the hot ones, the ones he likes and the few he respects and it shows.

But he is also his own singer so he strives to wear the cool hat and live his life like a guy without a care in the world. And this explains his 2014 single #Selfie that is filled with cool items, awesome wardrobe and plenty of women of the work who work in Dubai.

Sure we still like talking about selfies and make fun of them yet we cannot stop taking them. Fayez Al Saeed shaved ten years of his age for this music video as he looks like he is in his twenties here. The song is about taking a selfie with anything and everything. There are some creative shots and images here and it shows a sense of adventure.

There are some serious money burnt for this music video and Fayez Al Saeed owns it here and the people who appear in the clip seem to be among his biggest fans. I salute Fayez for doing something fresh and not mocking the selfie but embracing it. The song suggests for the person to lean in and smile for the selfie to be a better one. It's a love song for the masses and for this time, it ends with a surprise challenge 
  
فايز السعيد - سلفي (فيديوكليب) حصرياً | 2014

King Salman of Saudi Arabia Gets A Song: El Malak Salman By Majid AlMuhandis


God knows I have high expectations from the man on the Saudi throne. I want to like him and want to believe he is different. This is why I am not so worked up by a new love song for the Saudi King. The first to line and sing for King Salman is Iraqi Majid AlMuhandis who is a well-liked musician in the Gulf.  The song is very Saudi, and it's rich in poetry, the music is alright.

Majid is a well-rounded musician who has benefited a lot in the Gulf. There has been many songs for so many kings, and Majod has sang for anyone who has money, but he has yet to sing for something he cares about that does not pay. I think this is a good welcome song for a man that we know so little about yet hope he will change things and help save Arabs.

It should be obvious by now that Saudi Rotana prompted this song since the artist is one of their top-tier artists.

Majid AlMuhandis ... El Malak Salman | ماجد المهندس ... الملك سلمان

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

WATCH: Tamer Hosny ... 180° Of Bullshit تامر حسني ... 180° - فيديو كليب @tamerhosny


This is a very long music video, it's almost long enough to be a sitcom or a mini documentary. What company has 9 minutes to waste? Plus I know Rotana took Tamer Hosny in, but why must they do crazy stuff like this? Who has 9 minutes in this very fast time of ours?

I know I do not. Let me see it I will change my mind once I see this latest Tamer Hosny attempt at redemption. He acts like he is not answering her calls, or speaking to her. Then comes the bike--which explains his futuristic leather jacket. Oh I see, he has a message, do not text and drive--I like that. I like the slow motion affects and the coolest accident you will see in Arabia. I am sure some will not be happy Tamer did not just kick the bucket.

He is on a wheelchair now fighting for his life when that model barges in asking about his state. Then she jumps ship and leaves him to his fate. But the hot nurse notices and takes care of Tamer Hosny and we should thank her for that. Question, did you think Tamer Hosny have plenty of makeup? and maybe some lipstick.

The music video does a lot of flashbacks and Tamer tries to make being on a wheelchair a cool thing and everyone seems happy to see him. Lots of pictures and faded memories.....Tamer is looking for a love that sticks in thick and thin, not only when things are good. She dumped his sorry face, and has a new boy toy, then he loses it and pushes away the one person who bet on him. Sweet hugs make everything right.I guess a bit of guitar cannot hurt, few seconds later the man is back in a mega concert and his lady is standing behind the stage--silent.

Maybe this music video is a lot to do with Tamer Hosny's last four years, as he was the king of of the world, and all of sudden he has become a pariah. I will not be upset with people who will like this music video.      

Tamer Hosny ... 180° - Video Clip | تامر حسني ... 180° - فيديو كليب


Exclusive Tamer Hosny new music video 180 Darga
Directed by : Yasser Samy
composed By : Ramy Gamal
Lyrics by : mohamed Atef
Music producer : Ahmed Ibrahim

Fayrouz's Home To Become A Museum, Government Says.


The Lebanese government (don't laugh, they have one) has decided to turn an old home for the legendary diva Fayrouz into a national museum. This is so cool, the diva deserves more than a museum. She is a Lebanese icon like no other. To make this decree a reality, the local Beirut municipality was instructed to acquire the building and start the process the making of making her old residence into a Fairouz Museum.

It only took them six years since the building was classified as a preserved national monument. If you want to see the house, then you need to watch this report by Sky News on this national treasure's home. This is a neat old building that needs restoration, right now it feels abandoned and it need some major TLC.

If the government is unable to act, perhaps one of the million Lebanese expats or businessmen can take this project on and treat it as an investment that gives back to Lebanon, its people and one of its legendary entertainers. Or would they not mind a Saudi prince putting in his money to protect something that's clearly Lebanese.

.صباحات فيروزية -فيروز fairuz