Arieb Azhar, Again: Hum Charsi Bhangi HaiN

Posted on May 15, 2011
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Adil Najam Readers already know how much I like Arieb Azhar’s music. In some way’s I think of him as Pakistan’s Woody Guthrie. Adding a contemporary edge to folk, modern folk if you will, although I think Arieb himself prefers to call it Sufi-folk. But it is the humanism in his songs that always pull […]

Adil Najam The quality of this particular recording is not the best and for some readers it may star off as sounding too much like a shaadi band baaja routine. But stick with it and maybe it will grow on you too the way it did on me. As you may have guessed by now, […]

Pakistan Zindabad in French Rap

Posted on April 9, 2011
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Adil Najam A reader sent me a link to this video: A rap song on Pakistan, in French.