Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Salome MC - Drunk Shah, Drunk Elder

 Salome MC - Drunk Shah, Drunk Elder 
شاه سكران، شيخ سكران - آم سي سالومة
سالومه - شاه مست و شیخ مست
Iran
Released on April 4, 2012



All Farsi lyrics and the English translation courtesy of Salome MC and Azadi: Songs of Freedom for Iran by United 4 Iran. My translation of the lyrics into Arabic is based on the English translation. 

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Full Farsi/Persian lyrics and their Arabic and English translations after the jump...

Rayess Bek - Seller of a Dream

Rayess Bek - Seller of a Dream
(or "Merchant of a Dream")
بياع منام - ريس بيك - Bayeh Manam / Bya3 Mnam
Lebanon
Originally released in 2002


Arabic lyrics and their English translation from the Goethe Institute's excellent "Translating Hip-Hop" initiative
Arabic lyrics and their English translation after the jump...

Shadia Mansour ft. Omar Offendum - Lazem Netghayar ("We Have to Change")

Shadia Mansour ft. Omar Offendum - Lazem Netghayar ("We Have to Change")
لازم تنغير - شادية منصور مع عمر أفندم
Palestine and Syria/U.S.
Released on April 4, 2013



Arabic lyrics and English translation partially based on Global Faction's in the YouTube video.
Full Arabic Lyrics and their English translation after the jump...


Monday, April 28, 2014

DAM ft. Shadia Mansour - They All Have Tanks

 DAM ft. Shadia Mansour - They All Have Tanks
كلن عندن دبابات - دام مع شادية منصور - Kollon 3endon Dababat 
Palestine
Originally released in December, 2008


Arabic lyrics and English translation adapted from Rap Genius
Full Arabic lyrics and their English translation after the jump...

Monday, April 7, 2014

Stormtrap (Asifeh) - Misunderstanding

Stormtrap (Asifeh) - Misunderstanding (Su' Tafahum)
سوء التفاهم - عاصفة
Palestine
Released March 24, 2012


Huge shout out to Stormtrap for emailing me the Arabic lyrics and putting the English translation in the YouTube video.
Full Arabic lyrics and their English translation after the jump...

Saturday, April 5, 2014

El Far3i - Dob Lomasy

El Far3i - Dob Lomasy ("Diplomacy")
دب لوماسي - الفرعي
Jordan
Released in January, 2014




Arabic lyrics and the English translation courtesy of Rap Genius
Full Arabic lyrics and their English translation after the jump... 

MC Roco - Stomping on Qardaha

MC Roco - Stomping on Qardaha
داعس على القرداحة - ام سو روكو
Syria
 Released March 26, 2012



Lyrics courtesy of MC Roco's YouTube video.
Full Arabic lyrics and their English translation after the jump...

El Général and Guito'N: Direction Palestine

El Général and Guito'N: Direction Palestine
ديراكسيون فلسطين - الجنرال و ڤيتو آن
Tunisia
Originally Released on April 14, 2011


Arabic lyrics adapted from Rap Genius. English lyrics adapted from the YouTube video by Oussama Masnaoui
Full Arabic lyrics and their English translation after the jump...

Revolution Records - The Story ("El Hekaya")

Revolution Records - The Story ("El Hekaya")
 الحكاية - ريفولوشون ريكوردس
Egypt
Released November 3, 2013


Lyrics and translation adapted by those in the video by Revolution Records.
Full Arabic lyrics and their English translation after the jump...