Video: Egypt's First Veiled Rapper

Mayam Mahmoud is Egypt's first rapper who wears a hijab. The 18 year old recently made it to the semi-finals of the talent show Arab's Got Talent and spoke to the BBC about why she feels it is important to express herself in this way.

Topics:  mayam mahmoud   egypt   arab's got talent   bbc   rapper   
BING NEWS:
  • NYT exclusive video: From a private school in Cairo to ISIS killing fields in Syria
    His mother and two sisters were veiled. His father urged him to fast and pray. The call to prayer blasted through the streets five times a day. But in his life, it remained in the background. Yet as his dreams began to crash into Egypt's depressed economy ...
    02/18/2015 - 3:26 am | View Link
  • Egypt's first hijab-wearing rapper speaks up for women
    "People in my neighbourhood often wonder how a veiled girl sings and shouts like this," she told the BBC. "My answer to this is very simple, you only look at my veil and my jumping on the stage and overlook what I'm singing about."
    11/25/2013 - 1:27 am | View Link
  • Chilling video: Pro-Morsi supporters threaten suicide bombings and death to Christians
    According to the translation on the video, pro-Morsi Wahhabi supporters directly threatened Egypt’s top military general Abdel Fattah ... Morsi and opposed the legitimacy of the ballot box A veiled Wahhabi woman then vowed, again, according to the ...
    07/4/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Jon Stewart in Cairo isn't just about laughs (+video)
    American comedian Jon Stewart sat down with Bassem Youssef, the host of Egypt's most popular satire show ... gas through a group of people in the park,” he said, in a thinly veiled reference to Egyptian government crackdowns on street protests.
    06/22/2013 - 4:23 am | View Link
  • Video of police beating naked man shocks Egypt
    Egypt’s Interior Ministry on Saturday promised to investigate the ... Egyptians were outraged last year when military police were caught on camera dragging a veiled woman through the streets during a protest, pulling her conservative black robe over ...
    02/2/2013 - 9:18 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Videos | The Huffington Post
    Watch our most popular videos, original series, 360° VR videos, and more only available at Huffington Post.
    01/16/2017 - 3:49 pm | View Website
  • TODAY Video
    Watch the latest TODAY video at TODAY.com ... kathie lee & hoda 3:10 Now Playing Sponsored Content Meet the exotic animal that smells just like buttered popcorn!
    01/16/2017 - 5:55 am | View Website
  • Breitbart TV Articles
    Breitbart TV is the home of the hottest video on politics, world events, culture, and media.
    01/15/2017 - 7:22 am | View Website
  • Egyptian Streets
    Egyptian Streets is an independent news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian streets.
    01/10/2017 - 7:56 am | View Website
  • Decision to ban veiled women from upcoming Amr Diab show ...
    Amr Diab - We’re not specifically banning veiled women from attending the show, but they simply don’t fit in, says organiser
    12/3/2016 - 12:02 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Entertainment News