Female Rappers

Note: I'm working on a project to document every single significant female MC in Arabic hip-hop. Here is the preliminary list. Links to their videos are works are coming soon. Email me, comment, or tweet @ArabRevRap if you have any ideas or suggestions!

http://bonuscut.com/2014/03/05/women-hip-hop-and-the-arab-spring-sawtuha-in-the-context-of-middle-eastern-history/


MAURITANIA
Leila Moulaye (from Soco Izi)


MOROCCO

Soultana - سلطانة
Real Name: Youssra Ouka
Born c. 1985. From the Ain Sabaa neighborhood in Casablanca, Morocco. Formerly of Tigresse Flow. Began solo career in 2010. 
Notable Sources: 
Moroccan rap is... WoMen Dialogue, April 7, 2014 
Ladies on the Move & Soultana. November 12, 2013
Rap: Soultana is Back. Illi. July 12, 2013
Morocco's Soultana... Morocco World News, Feb 2014
Jihad Against Jihad Against Jihad, May 2013 
MC Soultana on "Respect." World Hip Hop Market. June 2012
Common Breath's interview, February 18, 2012
Soultana on jota Tv Part 1 (EXCLUSIVE). December 1, 2011
Afropop's interview with Soultana, May 2011

Notable Songs:
Soultana - Sawt Nssa. Early 2010


Tigresse Flow
Members: Wahiba/Miss Wiba, Miss Nd/ Miss Hind, Youssra/ Soultana
From Casablanca, Morocco. Formed in 2005.

Notable Sources: 
New Generation Mawazine Profile.
interview avec rap-as.com. December 13, 2009
Qantara's article about Tigresse Flow, June 29, 2007 

Notable Songs:
Tigresse Flow - Maghribiya. Released c. 2008
Tigresse Flow - Kifash. Released c. 2008
Tigresse Flow - Gangsta rap V2 (2007).



Evaa
Born c. 1996. From Morocco.
SoundCloud, Vimeo,

Notable Sources:
Lyrics of "Moroccan Pain,"

Notable Songs: 
Othmane feat Evaa - Moroccan Pain. January 14, 2014
Evaa Ft Mr Bibars ( 7lmna Lb3id ). July 2013
Rappeuse Eva - jma3 l7ssab. September 30, 2012



Fati 
Real Name: Faty Alaoui Belghiti
Born c. 1986. From Rabat, Morocco. Featured in the documentary I Love Hip Hop in Morocco (2007). 
Facebook, YouTube, SoundCloud

Notable Sources:
"FatiShow." I Love Hip Hop In Morocco

Notable Songs:
'' Lady F '' Nouveau Single '' Je Suis A Toi'. Oct. 19, 2012
 Kaynine Crew Fire To Night Ft Lady F New Single 2012. September 29, 2012



Master Mimz


https://www.facebook.com/The.moroccan.barbie/info




http://www.reverbnation.com/hfgirl






ALGERIA

Les Messageres (1990s)


http://books.google.jo/books?id=yhB0mE6kK1kC&pg=PT91&lpg=PT91&dq=rap+algeria+female&source=bl&ots=XAZxHtBEpb&sig=66Aq4ECY4IHhZhCcocZZbuxy1VQ&hl=en&sa=X&ei=jb-uU6HIFqaBywPQw4H4Dg&ved=0CDEQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=rap%20algeria%20female&f=false

http://www.ladepeche.fr/article/1999/10/31/208469-algerie-le-rap-et-les-larmes.html
http://voir.ca/voir-la-vie/sur-la-route/evasion/2001/05/23/naitre-a-alger-et-partir-portrait-dune-jeunesse-rebelle-et-candidate-a-lexil/

http://www.algerie-monde.com/article-algerie/article00014-le-rap-algerien-brise-le-silence.html

Hadjira (MBS) (?)


Jaz Kahina (UK?)


Mana Clash
Mana Clash Rohff Booba La Fouine rap francais. June 30, 2013.

Serly
Serly ( Rappeuse Algerienne ) Parle De l LOTFI DK l. February 27, 2013

Selma Rose
Selma - Ma determination. November 17, 2009
SkyRock, ReverbNation,
http://www.editions-les-jumeaux.com/portrait.php?id_rubrique=27&id_article=130


Queen S Ladja Snake


https://www.google.jo/search?q=queen-s+ladja&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&channel=sb&gfe_rd=cr&ei=BL-uU_3tFsqFOuvPgcgH
https://soundcloud.com/mourad-mohamed/queen-s-ft-ladja-ft-snake


linda 23illi؟
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1L3NxHasmWk


http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=linda+23illi
http://voir.ca/voir-la-vie/sur-la-route/evasion/2001/05/23/naitre-a-alger-et-partir-portrait-dune-jeunesse-rebelle-et-candidate-a-lexil/




A Alger, Annaba, Constantine et Oran, le hip-hop explose. Les groupes pullulent. Les filles s'y mettent, avec les Messagères de Hussein Dey ou les Moonlight Girls, de Boufarik. Tous et toutes avaient entre 10 et 13 ans lors des émeutes de l'automne 1988, 
http://www.lexpress.fr/informations/rap-au-pays-du-rai_636256.html











TUNISIA

Tuny Girl - توني قيرل
From Tunisia.
Facebook page, Facebook account, SoundCloud

Notable Songs:
Tuny Girl - Célibataire. February 25, 2014
Marwene Nordo feat Tuny Girl - Dweleb. Sept. 21, 2013
Chabba King ft. Tuny Girl: Never gonna give up. August 25, 2013
Tuny Girl - Saboura Kahla_سبورة كحلة. March 27, 2013
Tuny Girl - و كان عجبك. February 21, 2013
On Zlatan - Pryns Missile Ft Tuny Girl. 2013
Tuny Girl - URBAN MAG Session freestyle. Dec. 15, 2012
Patchita ft Tuny girl - Je t'aime mais. December 7, 2012
TUNY GIRL - Tji tloum ta3dher. November 23, 2012
Tuny Girl Ft X-Mastario - أهلا بيك في الدّاخليّة. August 31, 2012
Lady-f Ft ♥ tuny girl ♥. August 23, 2012 
Tuny Girl - 5aterni tofla. August 18, 2012


Shayma - شيماء
Alternative Spellings: Chaima, Chayma
Real name: Shayma Saeed (شيماء سعيد)
From Tunisia. Facebook page, Yala.fm page,

Notable Sources:
Chayma ; une voix féminine dans un monde de macho ! Tuniculture. October 18, 2013 
RAP Tunisien Exclusive. August 19, 2013
Interview Shayman. Tuniflow Magazine. Sept. 26, 2012
Shayma : je pense pas finir comme diam's. Mosaique. September 20, 2012.

Notable Songs:
Shayma - Esmi Mouwaten __ أسمي مواطن‬. May 12, 2013
Shayma ft Weld michel - shkoun el masoul (شكون المسؤول). December 13, 2012
Chayma - ma9houra. December 7, 2012
Shayma حاميها مغتصبها. December 7, 2012
Shayma - زوز وجوه. November 24, 2012
Shayma Feat. Balti - Khouy. October 1, 2012
Shayma - بنات لمعامل " bnet el m3amél ". October 22, 2012


Medusa
Real Name: Boutheîna El Alouadi (بثينة العلوادي)
Born: c. 1991 (?). From Nabeul, Tunisia. Currently lives in Tunis. Formerly of group "Mc Street."
Facebook Page, Facebook Account, SoundCloud, @AlouadiMedusa, ReverbNation,

Notable Sources:
Freestyle Urban Mag Medusa Queen Nesrine. June 2013
الاندرڤاع وين يتباع Medusa - Hold On. Nawaat. Aug. 17, 2013.
Medusa لقاء مع. Nawaat. August 17, 2013.

Notable Songs:
Medusa - The Way. August 2013
Medusa - Hold On اول كليب لرابورة {Rap Tunisien}. July 22, 2013
Medusa - Tounsiya Fière De L'être. July 2013
Medusa - Mouzika Class. July 2013
Medusa - Tounes 7ora. Release date unknown.
The Way i FeeL- Medusa #maenki prod ®. April 20, 2013
Medusa ft Lina - fille de bonne famille.f4v. June 9, 2011 
MeDuSa - Nouvelle vibe. November 29, 2010. 


Ines Crack
Born: June 2, 1982. From Tunisia.
Official website, SoundCloud,

Notable Sources:
Ines Crack. La Tunisie Vote.
Crack représente la Tunisie en Espagne.

Notable Songs:
INES Crack - ENA TOUNSI. October 21, 2013
Ines Crack - 1er famme taghni rap fi tunis. March 4, 2011


Queen Nesrin
Alternative Spellings: Queen Nesrine
From Tunis, Tunisia
Facebook, SoundCloud, YouTube, @QueenNesrin,

Notable Sources:

Freestyle Urban Mag Medusa Queen Nesrine. June 2013

Notable Songs:
Wael Jen & Queen Nesrin - Next level (Version Dirty). October 8, 2013
Queen Nesrin ft. Linko - WTF !!!. August 30, 2013
Queen Nesrin ft Mehrez Injustice. June 18, 2013
Queen Nesrine - Fi m5a5na differenti. June 4, 2013
Queen Nesrin ft Mouna - My liberty. April 26, 2013



Lady-F da scuro
From Djerba, Tunisia. Part of the hip-hop group Da scuro. 
Da scuro ReverbNation,


Notable Songs:
Lady F - 9loub Mdhalma. 2013 
Lady-F - 7achtou Bik Zombie. February 26, 2013
kaynine crew & lady f live in concert Fire To Night. September 30, 2012
Mc kabbo _ Hk _Kouki houssem_Lady -F ==== El 7oGra fi bledi. August 26, 2012
Lady-f Ft ♥ tuny girl ♥. August 23, 2012
Mc Kabbo ft Lady- F (Da scuro Crew) - Mansitech. July 3, 2012
Lady-F Da Scuro - شرّ مسيّب. May 31, 2012


Dajla Douici (El Dej) 
Born: c. 1988. From Tunisia.
Facebook page, SoundCloud, YouTube,

Notable Sources:
Tunisie : Dajla Douici, 26 ans, chanteuse hip-hop. Jeune Afrique. March 14, 2014

Notable Songs:
El Dej ft. Lady Sam - Life Goes On. March 2014
El Dej - يا شارع Ya Chéra3. December 2, 2013
El Dej - Heart & Soul. December 2, 2013


Mouna - منى
From Tunisia.

Notable Songs: 
Queen Nesrin ft Mouna - My liberty. April 26, 2013
Pryns Missile Ft Mouna - Nhar Jdid. February 6, 2013

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Baby Nour 
From: Tunisia.  
YouTube, Facebook,

Notable Sources:
Baby nour parle de ses ennemies. June 1, 2012.
Tuny-Girl - CLASH BABY NOUR. April 21, 2012

Notable Songs:
Baby Nour - baby Zibi :p. June 24, 2012
Baby Nour - So Gangsta. June 1, 2012.
Baby Nour - Oww Yeah! April 7, 2012. 




SySka
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_U68owq234
http://gp1.wac.edgecastcdn.net/802892/production_public/Artist/1873727/image/small/040206_202101.jpg




LIBYA

G-Gurl soma
Alternative Names: Soma, Ganggsta-Girl Soma
From Tarhouna, Libya. Motivated to begin rapping by discrimination faced by Arab women. Strongly pro-Gaddafi.

Notable Sources:
G-Gurl Soma Bio on ReverbNation

Notable Songs:


Whezzy
Alternative names: p3 whezzy, the Miracle Girl
From Libya. Works with DJ Ezzo, who also produces Malik L and MC Swat's songs.

Notable Songs:
 راب بنت ليبيا Wheezy كيف ننساك 2012. February 5, 2013
Whezzy ديندشي ديندش (Angry Girl). October 20, 2012 (newer version here)
p3 wheezy ◄ NO LOVE◄ راب بنت ليبيا. October 5, 2012



Nada - ندى
From Libya.
SUDAN


Rana Badr ad-Din - رنا بدر الدين
From Sudan.

Notable Sources:
الفنانة رنا بدرالدين ، مؤكدة الطابع التحررى لـ( الراب ) ، تغنى من أجل سودان بلا خوف. Hurriyat Sudan. January 23, 2013
فرقة فانغارد - سيف-مو-موجو-رنا بدرالدين. September 11, 2011

Notable Songs:
رنا بدرالدين وأحمد كارلوس - وديني ليك. September 11, 2012
رنا بدرالدين و محمد علي ومحمد فاروق والفرقة الإسبانية. October 23, 2011
رنا بدرالدين - راب - رنا بدرالدين - راب - بي قلمنا. September 6, 2011 (different video)



EGYPT

Soska Girl  -  سوسكا جيرل
Real Name: Sawsan "Soska" Adel / سوسن "سوسكا" عادل 
Born: September 28, 1991. From Cairo, Egypt. Began rapping in 2006. 
Facebook page, Facebook account, YouTube, @soska_rap, ReverbNation, SoundCloud

Notable Sources:
"سوسكا والعطار في برنامج ساعة مع شريف" February 19, 2014
أول مطربة راب ثائرة سوسكا. Al-Ahram. July 5, 2013
Soska Interviewed on MBC, c. 2012
Soska competes on صوت الحياة and places 3rd, April 29, 2013
Soska sings ثورة شعب ("A People's Revolution) برنامج عز الشباب في قناة المصرية, October 22, 2012

Notable Songs:
SOSKA ft ELPROF ft R3D Ded El Erhaab ضد الارهاب +18. September 30, 2013
Soksa Girl - حجوم ع الثورة ("Attack on the Revolution"). April 26, 2013
Soska Girl - بنت مصرية ("An Egyptian Girl"). April 18, 2011 



Myam Mahmoud  -  ميام محمود
Alternative spellings: Mayam Mahmoud
Born: c. 1995. From Giza, Egypt. Popular contestant on 2013 season of Arabs Got Talent.

Notable Sources:
Mayam Mahmoud: Breaking Down Barriers. Hive Society, June 10, 2014
The Index Arts Award winner Mayam Mahmoud. Index on Censorship. March 20, 2014
Egyptian Rapper Speaks Up for Suppressed Women. Associated Press. December 28, 2013

Notable Songs:
Myam Mahmoud - It's My Right. Released March 26, 2014
Myam Mahmoud - Femininity. Released October 12, 2013



Yukka Shahin  -  يوكا شاهين
Alternative spellings: Yukka Shaheen
Born: c. 1991. From Alexandria, Egypt. Currently a law student living in Copenhagen, Denmark. Began rapping in 2010. 


Notable Sources:
"Female Rap from Egypt," Rapolitics, Fall 2013
"Yukka rapper for Egyptian women's movement" [Danish], Arbejderen, November 21, 2013
"Photo Exhibition YUKKA," Rapolitics, November 21, 2013

Notable Songs:
Yukka Shahin - Resala. August 2013. 
Yukka Shahin - El Sabbab. December 4, 2010



Alya A-Lee  -  علياء علي
Born: November 7, 1994. From Cairo, Egypt. Now lives in 6 October City, Egypt. Began rapping in 2009. Released first single in 2011. ReverbNation, SoundCloud

Notable Songs:
Asfa II (Msh Asfa). Released May 27, 2013
Ana Meen. Released c. May 2013
AsFa. Released c. May 2013


Engy Nayer
Alternative Spellings: Enjy Nayer
From Egypt. Member of the band "El Zero"
El Zero Facebook, SoundCloud, YouTube, MidEasTunes, 

Notable Songs:
ELZero Ft Engy Nayer - Mastoura. May 6, 2013


LilQueen
Alternative Names: Nour, Lil Qween
From Cairo, Egypt.
MidEasTunes, MySpace,

LilQueen - Kalam garee2. September 1, 2009


Missy Maira  


Alyaa For Rap



Noura Darwish (Nourhan)



Raneen Hamed



Marwa Ahmed



Farah Beatbox



Princess Rou







http://downloaadxmusiic.blogspot.com/2010/01/ismailia-soldiers.html


https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=155465264490001


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKr0w7a2UYs






Princess Emmanuelle



"Alia" - as told to Amina Semlali





Real-J


Miss Raw


M-katy (#20)


Miss Maira


Jesy


http://www.reverbnation.com/chamkhaled
http://www.youtube.com/user/TheSehamkhaled/videos




http://www.reverbnation.com/twnky


http://www.reverbnation.com/jeenuppericonband

http://www.reverbnation.com/marorap

http://www.reverbnation.com/maikatydablackcat










PALESTINE


Shadia Mansour - شادية منصور
Nickname: "The First Lady of Palestinian Hip Hop."
Born in 1985 in London to Palestinian Christian parents from Haifa and Nazareth. Distant cousin of Juliano Mer-Khamis. Currently based in London but travels widely.
Wikipedia page, Facebook page, MySpace page, @ShadiaMansour,

Notable Sources:
"Shadia Mansour on creative freedom in Britain," Foreign and Commonwealth Office (UK), November 22, 2011
"The Passion and Power of Shadia Mansour," Rolling Stone, September 4, 2011

Notable Songs:
Shadia Mansour ft. Omar Offendum - We Need to Change. Released April 4, 2013
Arabian Knightz ft. Shadia Mansour - Prisoner. Released February 5, 2011
Shadia Mansour ft. M-1 - The Kuffiyeh is Arab (الكوفية عربية). Released June 30, 2010
Shadia Mansour - Ro7a Bla Raj3a (روحة بلا رجعة) - Released in 2010.
DAM ft. Shadia Mansour - They All Have Tanks. Released December 2008
DAM ft. Shadia Mansour - I Want Peace ("Bade Salem"). Released in 2007


Sabreena Da Witch - عبير الزناتي
Real Name: Abeer Alzinaty / Al Zinati / Zinati / Alzenaty
Nickname: "The First Lady of Palestinian Hip Hop." 
Born: January 23, 1984. From Lyd, Israel. Moved to Baltimore, Maryland in 2008.
Personal website (down), Sabreena Now Productions (LinkedIn), Benjamin Baker-Lee (Vimeo)

Notable Sources:
Interview with Double-Crossing the Rubicon, July 8, 2011 
Abeer's interview with Diana Stern in The Bohemian, March 2011
Interview with Hour.ca, November 11, 2010. 
Ghadeer Malek's interview with Abeer in Sawt al Niswa, August 2010
Electronic Intifada's interview with Abeer about her new album, April 2010
Abeer's blog post about fighting "a personal occupation," May 2009

Slingshot Hip Hop (Documentary), 2008
Electronic Intifada's 2004 article on her firing from McDonald's for speaking Arabic

Interview with "Who's World is this?" - date unknown

Notable Songs:
Sabreena Da Witch - Wein Ma Fi 7ada ("Where No One's There"). Released March 16, 2011
Sabreena Da Witch - Habibti
Sabreena Da Witch - Witch's Intifada
DAM ft. Sabreena Da Witch - Born Here. Released in 2006 (click here for lyrics here)
Witch's Intifada Mix-tape Vol. 1 (album)




DMAR - دمار
Real Names: Mai Zarqawi and Amane Tattur
Born c. 1995. From Palestine. 
Facebook page, Mai's FB, Amane's FB, YouTube,

Notable Sources:
فرقة راب " دمار ". EHNATV, September 21, 2012
Dmar in the underground studio made some fun - MMDrap.com. Jan 31, 2009

Notable Songs: 
Dmar - dmar song ft. alaa bishara (including lyrics). September 9, 2009
Dmar - the school - Live, long live Palestine. June 6, 2009
Dmar - the third generation song ft. Adi kryem & noura darawshy. Feb.  7, 2009
Dmar - Dmar Rap. September 29, 2008 


Arapeyet - عربيات

http://www.rapolitics.org/portfolio/rap-queens-from-the-middle-east

https://www.google.jo/search?q=%D8%A3%D9%86%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%B1+%D8%B4%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A9&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&channel=sb&gfe_rd=cr&ei=XOSuU8-5BdCFOubqgKAG



Nahwa Abed Al'Al

http://musicbusgoespalestine.blogspot.com/2011/03/rap-across-wall.html

http://palestinianpundit.blogspot.com/2006/09/street-cred-of-gaza.html
Gaza also boasts a female rapper - Nivin, a 17-year-old,

 TAR - فرقة تار 







Majd Eid - مجد عيد








Tayma - تيماء
Full Name: Tayma Fteihah (تيماء فتيحة)
Born: c. 2000. From Silwan, Jerusalem. Featured in Defense for Children Palestine video with DAM's Tamer Nafar.

Notable Sources:
"Video: Palestinian girl determined to stay in Silwan despite Israeli settler aggression." Electronic Intifada. Oct. 3, 2013
Tayma. Defense for Children Palestine. October 3, 2013
"اختتام مهرجان ‘صامد‘ في خيمة الاعتصام بسلوان." Planet, Feb. 26, 2013
"مهرجان صامد بصمة واضحة وصفحة جديده سطرت في صمود خيمة الاعتصام". Al Bustan Cultural Centre for Silwan. February 25, 2013.




LEBANON


Malikah - ملكة
Alternative Stage Name: Malikah 961
Real Name: Lynn Fattouh
Nickname: The Queen of Arabic Rap/Hip-hop
Born: 1986 in Marseilles, France to Lebanese and Algerian parents. Grew up in Beirut, Lebanon.
MidEastTunes, Official, Facebook, MySpace, @Malikah961

Notable Sources:
The Queen of Arabic Hip-Hop. Mashallah News. September 9, 2011
The Queen of Arab rap. Agence-France Presse. March 8, 2009
Lebanon's Hip-Hop Struggle. Newsweek, November 20, 2007
Malikah's Press Section on ReverbNation.

Notable Songs:
MC Amin, Malikah & Ramy Essam - Ya #7akakeen. June 19, 2014
S.O.S. / Shou 3am bi seer bil 3alam (with 961 Underground). 2012
Malikah - Sam Bel Dam. September 30, 2009
Malikah - Ya Lubnan. May 18, 2009
Malikah - ya imra3a. March 7, 2008



Venus
Real Name: Chantal Harmouche
From Beirut, Lebanon.
ReverbNation, Facebook, YouTube, @venuslb,

Notable Sources:
Rap Queens from the Middle East. RaPolitics. 2011.

Notable Songs:
VENUS FT. KALASH - TANEN TALET. July 21, 2013 (with lyrics)
Hek Be2yeen - KALASH FT. VENUS. December 31, 2013 (with lyrics)
KALASH Ft. YOLLA BENDALY CHALACH - EL JANNEH 2IM. February 26, 2012 (with lyrics)
Microphone -Bill Amaliyeh ft. Venus n Menace.
Zamaneh [ft. Malikah].
08 Ref'ate Bel Jemle [ft. Fahrass & Chyno] (Prod. By Chyno).
Cyphara [ft. Fahrass, Chyno and Mack].




Miya Bob - ميا بوب
From Lebanon.
ReverbNation, Facebook, @miya_bob, YouTube,


Notable Songs:
miya bob feat wen lmene3 crew - lmarathon byejma3na(emjay production). May 13, 2014
miya bob - (entou li ksertouni). April 28, 2014
Miya bob - (nossi el teni). April 9, 2014
miya bob - lebnen majru7 part 2. February 21, 2014
miya bob - baddi ensak. January 29, 2014
miya bob - lebnen majrou7. January 14, 2014
miya bob - (haydi hiye lness). May 31, 2013
miya bob - (i love u), May 12, 2013



Mawlati
Born May 29, 1998. From Tripoli, Lebanon. Part of the band وجهة نظر with MC-I and MC Misty.
ReverbNation, @Mawlati1,

Notable Sources:
Mc Misty , MC-I & Mawlati Live on قناة اليوم. September 20, 2012
Mc Misty & Mawlati joining the Danish Workshop. September 20, 2012
وجهة نظر”: راب طرابلسي ملتزم." Tripoli Scope. January 13, 2012.

Notable Songs:
Mc Misty - Tanghayer ( To Change ). January 21, 2013
MAWLATI - ma badna netgarab- ما بدنا نتغرب " مولاتي". March 11, 2011.
children right's - حقوق الأطفال. November 19, 2011
mawlati @MTV...حقوق الاطفال. April 5, 2010


MC Misty
Alternative Names: Sultana
Real Name: Sara Rahouly. 
Born April 4, 1995. From Tripoli, Lebanon. Part of the band وجهة نظر with MC-I and Mawlati.
Facebook, YouTube, ReverbNation, ReverbNation (2), @SRahouly,

Notable Sources:
Mc Misty , MC-I & Mawlati Live on قناة اليوم. September 20, 2012
Mc Misty & Mawlati joining the Danish Workshop. September 20, 2012
وجهة نظر”: راب طرابلسي ملتزم." Tripoli Scope. January 13, 2012.

Notable Songs:
Mc Misty & Mawlati - B2alebna Fi Ghassa. September 19, 2012
Mc Misty ft. Lola - Tanghayer. (with lyrics)


MC-I
Other Names: اباء, أم سي إي
Born c. 1997. From Tripoli, Lebanon. Part of the band وجهة نظر with MC-I and MC Misty

Notable Sources:
Mc Misty , MC-I & Mawlati Live on قناة اليوم. September 20, 2012
وجهة نظر”: راب طرابلسي ملتزم." Tripoli Scope. January 13, 2012.






Jado - جادو
Real Name: Jado Sabih
Born April 12, 2005. From Tripoli, Lebanon.
Facebook, YouTube (Kamal Abbas),

Notable Sources:
جادو صبيح لـ ميوزك نايشن. July 2, 2012.
jado & native deen. November 2, 2011

Notable Songs:

الرحمة المهداة جاد صبيح. January 12, 2014
jado live @ a7mar belkhat el3arid. October 8, 2012


Em 4 w 40
Alternative Names: Pinky
Real Name: Lara Msharafieh
From Dahieh, Lebanon.
ReverbNation, Facebook, @Lello_99,

Notable Songs:
Ya 5sara.
Kharabto Lebnen.
R.I.P Dad <3.
Le l ensen bado ykhoun ?.
Pinky Feat Ta2tou2 Lal Shab L Mahdoum.
Ma Tet7adeene ;].


Lilo bent Lzir
From Beirut, Lebanon.
ReverbNation, ReverbNation website, @lilo_28910, Google Plus,
YouTube

Notable Songs:
osset 7obb (lilo bent lzir). (with lyrics)
Jrou7 L Jrou7 (bent lzir ft enzo). (with lyrics)




Mamnou3 el 8alat
From Bourj el-Barajneh, Lebanon. 
ReverbNation

Notable Songs:

ebnel 5anda2 ft. sero _ ba3da lbedeye.
ya dene 3am 8anelek !!


LiL JaY
From Lebanon. 
ReverbNation,

Notable Songs:
Rab El Le3be.
Yafo0o0o0 shta2tellak.






http://www.reverbnation.com/infernalqueen


http://www.reverbnation.com/angel147


http://www.reverbnation.com/nanithebeatyqueenrap

http://www.reverbnation.com/kayar1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8Bj2QUGmzM










SYRIA 
 
Dania DN Closer 
Born c. 1996. From Latakia, Syria. 
ReverbNation, Facebook page, Facebook account, Instagram,

Notable Songs:
We Are Back !! (Gang).

خـــلـــــي حــــدودك الـــســــمــــا.  November 21, 2013
Dania DN CLoser - صبراً يا بلادي . October 13, 2013 (with lyrics)


Nur Janudi
From Syria. Currently in Turkey. 

Notable Sources:
Turkey : Syrian Refugee Rap. UNHCR. July 5, 2013






JORDAN

MC Meera (Ahat)




SAUDI ARABIA

Mai Katy
Real Name: May Mandour - مي منضور
Alternative Names: da black cat
From Jeddeh, Saudi Arabia.  
ReverbNation,


http://gp1.wac.edgecastcdn.net/802892/production_public/Photo/10195410/image/1339628037_357981544269378_2102554687_n.jpg






Lady Aysr


فلانه تفشانه (?)


AlMasa (?)




YEMEN

Amani Yahya - أماني يحيا
Born c. 1993. From al-Hodayda, Yemen. Currently lives in Sana'a, Yemen. @AmaniYahya 

Notable Sources:
"A Yemeni Female Rapper," Pechakucka.org,
"Stepping into the Spotlight," Yemen Times, Dec. 2013
"أماني... أول يمنيّة تغنّي الراب", Now, December 3, 2013
"Yemeni rappers find a voice that echoes traditional styles," The National, October 27, 2013




UNITED ARAB EMIRATES


Manal Ali Ahl


Lil MC (انياب)




Notable Songs:
Lil.Mc Still Rise,بنت تغني راب. May 3, 2010.




BAHRAIN


Miss Moone
Born: 1997 (?). From Isa Town, Bahrain. Member of the band "the Dark Tone."
ReverbNation, YouTube, The Dark Tone Facebook, @Miss_9amt, miss_9amt (kik),


Notable Songs:
 ~ BnsaaK ~ Miss Moone FT Mr TezaB FT MS S K ~T9mim Miss 9amt. November 15, 2013. 
Miss MoOne - Aftr8naa. July 29, 2013
7kayt 7ubna.
'9a3 7lmy.
ur the one.

7yaa fasda.
Arj3 ly 5la9.
5la9 mabeek. September 21, 2012



IRAN

Salome MC  -  سالومه
Real Name: unknown
Born: February 29, 1985. From Tehran, Iran. Currently lives in Tokyo, Japan. Earned Bachelor's degree in textile design in Iran and a Master's degree in audio/visual arts in Japan. Currently producing a documentary with Sahar Sarshar.
Wikipedia page, Personal website, Google Plus, Facebook page, YouTube, @, ReverbNation, SoundCloud, Vimeo, iTunes, Amazon.com, MidEastTunes,

Notable Sources:
Interview with I Am Hip-Hop, August 27, 2013
"Iran's thriving rap culture," Al-Monitor, January 6, 2014

Fund It: Salome MC Hip Hop Documentary. MusicFilmWeb.com. October 2013
"Iran's Underground Music Challenge," BBC, May 8, 2006

Notable Songs:
Salome MC - Price of Freedom (بهای رهایی) ft. SplytSecond. Released January 23, 2014
Salome MC feat Weapon-X Hich Enghelabi (No Revolution). Released March 18, 2013
Salome MC - Drunk Shah, Drunk Elder. Released April 4, 2012
Salome MC - Spider. Released August 4, 2011
Salome MC - Constant Pain of Mine. Release May 11, 2011
Salome MC - Grow Green on this Land. Released February 2, 2010
Salome MC - Scream to Let Your Voice be Heard. Released June 7, 2009





R&B/Soul
Zoozita (Sudan)
Mai AlQasim (Bahrain)
http://mideastunes.com/artist/hanouneh
La Gale (Swiss-Lebanese) - only in French
http://www.reverbnation.com/riwagh

 

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