Film: Egyptian Electro Chaabi

Get to know Electro Chaabi, an Egyptian electronic mutation of traditional chaabi music. Learn about this cool take on North Africa music.


Typically Algerian and Moroccan chaabi music — a style often played at weddings and festivals — has recently undergone a few sonic mutations and been adopted by post-revolution Egyptian youth. DJ collective The Cairo Liberation Front have been gathering footage this new, electronic-influenced sound making waves across Egypt. Watch a two trailers for their Electro Chaabi documentary, shot mainly in and around Cairo, below.

[H/T Generation Bass]

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