sudani music masterpost

 THE CLASSIQUES ™ (1960′s - 1980′s)

mohammed wardi

(prob. most important singer in sudani history, most prominent nubian figure, also v. cherished by our ethiopian, eritrean and somali neighbors, like all of east africa was grieving when he died) 

mohamed al ameen (he’s like, the sudani stevie wonder, he’s blind n is one of the most talented oud players/singer in the nation, his songs are usually sung poems, a lot of patriotic/pro revolution songs)

sayed khalifa he’s literally the nation’s jiddu, he’s just a really fucking jolly old man he just wants to have fun and make folks happy he don’t care about nobody or nothing honestly a pure angel ra7mat allah 3alaihu 

other: abdelkarim al kabli, osman hussein, ahmad al mustafa, ibrahim awad, mustafa sidahmed, al balaabil, ahmed al jaabri, aisha al falaatiya

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Dog at Aswan Dam by Shek Graham

So, I recently learned that indigenous Egyptian dogs are called “baladi” ( بلدى‎ ), an Arabic word whose closest English equivalent is “folk.” Lots of things can be baladi: music, dance, food…and yes, dogs. 

Sometimes the word carries a lower-class, pejorative connotation; sometimes it simply means ordinary or commonplace. At the same time, local fruits and vegetables are often labeled baladi and marketed positively as being native, natural, un-engineered, special. Sounds like a perfect pariah dog slogan if I ever heard one…

On 29th Jan 2014 there was heavy rain in Madinah and the Fajr adhan was modified to say “assalaatu fi rihaalakum “meaning “prayer is in your homes” instead of “hayya alal falah.” This has been part of sunnah of Rasoolullah SAW but was revived after a long long time. Subhanallah!!