Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 12:40 GMT
File: Hisham Kharma.
CAIRO - 19 September 2020: Famed Egyptian musician Hisham Kharma will perform at Cairo Opera House on October 2.
Kharma released his latest album entitled “ Kon” ( Be) in April, 2019.
He shot the head song of the album in Iceland. ‘’ Be what you like, be what you want’’ is the main theme of the album.
Kharma was born in Cairo but lived most of his life in Miami, Dubai and Hamburg where he was heavily influenced by an eclectic mix of music inspired by the different cultures.
His music is a combination of electronic, ethnic, lounge and funk sounds.
Kharma’s melodies cross all cultural barriers taking the listener to different worlds.
His first official release by Virgin Megastore and Hybrid Records was First Voyage.
Kharma’s second album with Sony Music was the Arabesque series, which brought him together with Grammy Award winner Yanni and Cat Atilla.
His third and latest album Al-Yaqeen (Faith) was released in 2016; and gained widespread success.
“Sahla we Basita” (Simple and Easy), “Shouf be Albak” (See with your heart) and “Fel Malakout” (In the Kingdom) are among his most famous hits.
Kharma has become an icon of electronic music in Egypt; he has recently released his latest joint single “Youmeen” (Two days) with Hany Adel; and is about to release a new album.
Kharma has also recently cooperated for the first time with awards winner Indian singer Tanvi Shah of the movie “Slumdog Millionaire”.