It’s been a busy month for Egyptian rapper, Abyusif, after the first reveal of his upcoming album, Makeena, had the internet going pretty nuts. On June 11th, that first taste came in the form of 'Kol 7aga Betb2a Gham2a', a dark, introspective single that set a tone that continued into second release, ‘Kan fi Dmaghy Wo7osh’, five days later.
third and latest track from the album, ‘Yom El Etnen’, is of a similarly somber
and reflective note, though considerably less dark in its seeming plot of the
rapper reminiscing on a forgone love. Against shaabi-tinted production, Abyusif
sings more than he raps here and, peculiarly, there are parts where he follows
the same vocal melody as the chorus of Eurythmics' seminal track, ‘Sweet
There has been no official announcement on when the album, Makeena, is set to be released – or whether the rappers is going to continue this very welcome music dump. Either way, the three tracks have racked hundreds of thousands of views, listens and likes online as fans wait giddily for the rapper’s first major release since last year's Tamam.
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