Arts Canteen in collaboration with Superculture present El Far3i & Z the People.
Brought to you by the co-founders of 47soul السبعة و أربعين. This gig is a great place to start if you think Arabic Acoustic Folk/Rap and Electronic #Arab Soul might be your things.
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El Far3i-الفرعي music can be described as a mixture of Hip Hop, Arabic Folk and Acoustic Rap and Arabic poetry. He believes in the power of his music and exploring and adapting the lyrics to fit the current social and political conditions.
El Far3i is a Palestinian songwriter, percussionist and vocalist based in London, founder of Arabic Folk and Acoustic Rap solo act (El Far3i) and Hip-Hop Mc Far3 El Madakhil. Inspired by the surroundings and the high-speed changes, El far3i shares his thoughts and visions in verses, grooves and melodies from the eastern side of The River Jordan to the outer world and back.
El Far3i means coming from a branch which is a symbol of growth and reaching outwards to the world by feeding from the roots.
Z the People زين الناس is a singer, producer, and keys player from the Palestinian diaspora.
Born in the Washington D.C. USA and a product of many Soul and RnB influences, Z has carved a reputation for his style of mixing of Soul and Arabic music. His songwriting reflects the struggle of two worlds colliding, and the search for home in a scattered universe.