All in Music
Palestine in America interviewed Jazeera ahead of her Palipalooza performance in August to discuss her writing process, her Palestinian background and her advice for aspiring artists.
In an interview with CNN, FredWreck shares that he goes to the Middle East every year to collaborate with people in the region on a project — music, film or business — because he sees the potential in his people.
Our music issue is the first of four magazines we will print in 2019. In the past, PiA only printed annually. Going to press multiple times a year will allow us to host more issue release events and give more opportunities to our contributors.
Nearly 300 people attended Palestine in America’s second annual Palipalooza at Logan Square Auditorium in Chicago last Thursday. Despite a short delay (sound troubles), attendees were able to celebrate the release of our third annual print issue while enjoying performances by Palestinians artists.
Destiny Frasqueri, known as Princess Nokia, canceled her performance at the Israeli Kalamazoo Festival. Advocates for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement had previously called on Frasqueri to cancel her show as part of the cultural boycott against Israel.
Palestine in America held its first ever “Unplugged” event on New Year’s Eve. The event was held at Watan Studio in Chicago’s southwest suburb, Orland Park.
Palestine in America hosts first-ever “Unplugged” event for Palestinian American artists. Diversity of Palestinian American talent to be showcased at inaugural event
Safe M. Safi, aka Safi G, is a 22-year-old Palestinian underground rapper hailing from Chicago’s North side. Safi G is part of a motley crew of Chicago native artists called , “Bad Ass Niños Doing Incredible Things” (B.A.N.D.I.T.).
Kareem Ibrahim and Waheeb Nasan are Palestinian-American artists who teamed up on a cover of Adele’s hit single “Hello.” Their version of the song and the video they released has been viewed more than 90,000 times because of the powerful lyrics and great vocals from the duo.
Palestinian-American rapper Safi G released a music video for his latest single “Freedom Anthem.” The video features visuals of Palestinians, Syrians and African Americans, who have been treated unjustly. There are also shots of Safi G and others in Chicago rocking out to the anthem.
Palestinian-American rapper Safi G from The B.A.N.D.I.T. Crew discusses police brutality in the United States and goes on to rhyme about how racism is still alive in this day and age in his new track “Freedom Anthem.”
Palestinian-American rapper “Safi G” teamed up with “Manny Man” to create the track “F*** the Police (F.T.P.).”
JadaL is a growingly popular Arabic Rock Band from Amman, Jordan. JadaL is giving filmmakers the opportunity to express their creativity and win a cash prize by making a music video for a track off their album El Makina. The opportunity takes the form of a video contest open to all their fans.