January on Shabjdeed co-founded, Ramallah-based imprint, BLTNM, ‘Fi Harb’ has
received the video it demanded this week, directed by Mohamed Tatawr. An important entry to the annals of
both Shabjdeed and BLTNM, the mellow, Al Nather-produced drill track marked a departure from the usual
fun and irreverent lyrics, to a piece that makes a rare foray into Palestine’s socio-political
Comprising a hook emphasising the magnitude of the war in Palestine - "Missiles from Gaza are reaching Antarctica" - and verses transmitting its debilitating continuity -"Experience it once, twice, in Deir as-Sudan, there's a battle - Fi Harb is a reminder of the arduous context from which Shabjdeed, Riyadiyat and his accomplices are producing art.