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Habibi,

Everyone knows about my fierce love of Mashrou Leila, the Lebanese indie band that has forever changed Arabic pop/rock music. I’ve seen them twice in concert and freaked out on all social media outlets about that time I stumbled across frontman Hamed Sinno in a cafe in Amman last February. 11 more words

Music

(2014 end-of-year lists) - MASHROU' LEILA

I asked some of my musician friends from Beirut, to list their 10 favorite albums of 2014…
Or the music they’ve listened to the most during the past year, regardless of date of release… 102 more words

Charts

A career in the public eye has its downsides

Hamed Sinno, the charismatic lead singer of Lebanese indie band Mashrou’ Leila, is proving elusive. One minute he’s in Beirut, the next in Paris. Now he’s in Canada recording the band’s third album at Hotel2Tango in Montreal. 947 more words

Beirut

Christian town leader in Lebanon calls for censure of popular gay singer

Lebanon: The legal adviser of the largely Christian Lebanese city of Zouk Mikael has called on authorities and local people to censure and boycott the concert performance of a local band whose lead singer is openly gay. 428 more words

Lebanon

We are not martyrs

The “I Am NOT a Martyr” Campaign (#notamartyr) has less than a day of existence and can already boast over 1,000 followers on its Facebook page… 484 more words

Musings

Hamed Sinno

Hamed Sinno is the 25-year-old Lebanese lead singer of the Beirut-based band Mashrou’ Leila. Openly gay and goodlooking, Hamed is a charismatic singer whose handsome face and moustache have gotten him compared to the late great… 291 more words

Gay

Lil Watan للوطن, by Mashrou' Leila مشروع ليلى

Mashrou’ Leila مشروع ليلى is an indie-pop band that sings in Arabic and is based in Beirut, Lebanon. It was formed in February 2008 at the American University of Beirut. 434 more words

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