Coming together on the same night, „Bu Kolthoum“ and “ El Rass“ share the stage for an unforgettable concert!
„Bu Kolthoum “ is the Arab World’s famous Soul and Funk influenced Syrian Hip Hop music producer, songwriter, rapper and singer. He spilled political and social controversy amongst Arab youth, releasing singles speaking of personal experiences with injustice, loss and struggle.Due to the war and struggles with authority he moved to Jordan, then to the Netherlands a few years later.
What distinguishes „Bu Kolthoum“ is that he combines a variety of sonic worlds, the “Tarab, Zajal and Ataaba“ music that sunk in his ears for years growing up, added to that is a diverse spectrum sonically and subjectively with the Hip hop/R&b and Soul Influences that shaped and altered his project’s unique sound which led him after more than 14 years of experience to come to create what are considered to be massive classics of the Arabic Music’s modern era.
Mazen El Sayed (aka El Rass), is a rapper and music producer from Tripoli, Lebanon. His discography includes 8 albums, the most recent is titled “Ard El Khof,” as well as more than 200 singles in collaboration with other music-makers and rappers from the region. El Rass’ work has earned recognition and visibility in the Arab world, specifically for his dense lyrical content, versatility of styles and subject matter, and his personal sonic approach. El Rass worked as a journalist before devoting his time to music, and has been described as a subversive voice inspired from traditional and contemporary expression, from the spiritual and the worldly.