Friday, June 15, 2012

Ahmed Rock, Revolution Records - I'm Not a Number


Ahmed Rock, Revolution Records - Ana Msh 3adad ("I'm Not a Number")
أحمد روك ،  الثورجية - أنا مش عدد
Egypt
Released on June 14, 2012




Huge shout-out to Ahmed Rock for putting the Arabic and English subtitles into the YouTube video. Videos like this are just about my favorite thing in the world. 

Full Arabic lyrics and their English subtitles after the jump...


Saturday, June 2, 2012

Malik L - Bulletproof Farmala, Part 1

Malik L - Bulletproof Farmala, Part 1
مالك الـ - الفرملة ضد الرصاص
Libya
Released in April, 2012



Shout out to my homie Malik L for putting the Arabic lyrics up on ReverbNation and touching up my translation.


Full Arabic lyrics and their English translation after the jump...

Monday, April 23, 2012

MC Amin - The Revolution Continues

MC Amin - The Revolution Continues
ام سي أمين - El Thawra Mostamera - الثورة مستمر
الواضع لازم يتغير ٤ - The Situation Must Change, Part 4
Egypt
Released on February 16, 2012



Shout out to moh7 of the rap-rc.com forums for the Arabic lyrics. The English lyrics are a modified version of the ones MC Amin put in the YouTube video.
Full Arabic lyrics and their English translation after the jump...

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Boikutt - Letter from Boikutt

Boikutt - Letter from Boikutt
مقاطعة - رسالة من مقاطعة
Palestine
Lyrics courtesy of Rayya El Zain, Boikutt, and Loubna Bilali in Shahadat's Winter 2012 issue (16 professionally translated Arabic rap songs with English and Arabic side-by-side!)




DAM ft. Juliano's Students - Juliano's Way

DAM ft. Juliano's Students - Juliano's Way
دام مع طلاب جوليانو - طريق جوليانو
Palestine
Released on April 4, 2012
Click here to visit DAM's official website
Click here to read Ted Swedenburg's write-up about the song



Massive respect to DAM for putting the translation's text and subtitles in their original YouTube video. Arabic Lyrics from DAM's website.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Malik L - Libyan Soup

Malik L - Libyan Soup
مالكـ لـ - الشربة الليبية 
Libya
Released in December, 2011
Video released on April 12, 2012
Click here to download the mp3 
Click here and here to read recipes for Libyan soup



Huge shout out to Malik L for putting the Arabic lyrics up in the YouTube video and kindly correcting my English translation.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Torabyeh ft. Husam Abed - Ghorbah

Torabyeh ft. Husam Abed - Ghorbah ("Alienation")
غربة - ترابية مع حسام عبد
Jordan




Mad props to Torabyeh for writing out the Arabic lyrics and the English translation themselves!

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Revolution Records - Kazeboon ("Liars")

Revolution Records (Mezo TeMraz, C-Zar, and Ahmed Rock) - Kazeboon ("Liars")
كاذبون - الثورجية
Egypt
Released January 22, 2012



Full text of the Arabic lyrics and their translation coming soon, but just check the video for now.

Word to Revolutionary Records for doing something I've always wanted to do but never easily could: putting Arabic and English subtitles side by side


Monday, February 20, 2012

Emad Ghavidel & Hamed Fard - The Battle For Homs

Emad Ghavidel & Hamed Fard - The Battle For Homs (Farsi)
معركة حمص - عماد قویدل وحمد فرد
Iran
Released February 17, 2012


The English translation and my Arabic translation of it after the jump...
الترجمة الإنجليزية وترجمتي منها إلى اللغة العربية موجودة تحت هنا

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Monday, February 13, 2012

Assad Edin ft. Mauro - Révolution?

Assad Edin ft. Mauro - Révolution?
الثورة؟ - أسد الدين مع مورو
 Morocco
Released January 17, 2012



Big shout out to Marouane Alilou for asking me to translate the song and correcting my translation of the lyrics
Arabic/French/Moroccan Darija Lyrics and their English translation after the jump...

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Sabreena Da Witch - Where No One's There

Ibn Thabit ft. Junior - The Western Mountains

Ibn Thabit ft. Junior - The Western Mountains
الجبل الغربي - ابن ثابت مع جونيور
Libya
Released on May 2, 2011


Big shout-out to @TasnimQ of Majjal for her help and corrections.
Full Arabic lyrics with their English translation after the jump...

Ibn Thabit ft. Salah Ghaly - Mabrook al Horria

Ibn Thabit ft. Salah Ghaly - Mabrook al Horria
مبورك الحريّة - ابن ثابت مع صلح غالي

Libya
Released on September 13, 2011
Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acgXjsF0JYY
Click here to download the mp3


Big shout-out to @TasnimQ of Majjal for her corrections.
Full Arabic lyrics with their English translation after the jump...

Ibn Thabit and MC Swat - No Doubt

Ibn Thabit and MC Swat - No Doubt
لا شكّ - ابن ثابت و سوات
Libya
Released September 28, 2011

Big shout-out to @TasnimQ of Majjal for her help and corrections.
Full Arabic lyrics with their English translation after the jump...

El Rass - The Volcano of Beirut

El Rass - The Volcano of Beirut
بركان بيروت - السيّد الرأس
Lebanon
Released in December 2011 (from the upcoming album "Kachf el Mahjoub")
Lyrics courtesy of Rayya El Zain, Nizar Ghanem, & Shadia Mansour in Shahadat's Winter 2012 issue (16 professionally translated Arabic rap songs with English and Arabic side-by-side. Check it out!



Full Arabic lyrics with their English translation after the jump...

Sunday, February 5, 2012

ModyRap (Mohamed Osama) - There's No Going Back

ModyRap (Mohamed Osama) - There's No Going Back
(ما فيش رجوع - مودي راب (محمد أسامة
Egypt
Released on November 21, 2011




 Huge shout-out to QabilaTV for producing the YouTube video and putting the Arabic lyrics and English subtitles in it. This was the easiest song translation post that I've ever done!

Full Arabic lyrics and their English translation after the jump...

Arabian Knightz ft. Shadia Mansour - Prisoner


Arabian Knightz ft. Shadia Mansour - Prisoner 
السجين - الفرسان العرب مع شادية منصور - Not Your Prisoner
Egypt and Palestine
 Released on February 4, 2011
Lyrics courtesy of Rayya El Zain, Nizar Ghanem, & Shadia Mansour in Shahadat's Winter 2012 issue (16 professionally translated Arabic rap songs with English and Arabic side-by-side. Check it out!)



Full Arabic lyrics and their English translation after the jump...

Friday, January 13, 2012

Lotfi Double Kanon - Cha3b Krah ("The People are Fed Up")

Lotfi Double Kanon - Cha3b Krah ("The People are Fed Up")
الشعب كره - لطفي دوبل كانون ،Chaab Krah
Algeria
Released in 2009



Huge shout-out to @DZCalling and @oranaise for their help with the translation. They are awesome and cool. Arabic lyrics credit goes to MoCh-aX of forum.ngaous.net.

Arabic lyrics and their English translation after the jump...