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Position: Cairo between street and space

Vincent Battesti

Artist: Y.A.S.(Yasmine Hamdan and Mirwais Ahmadzaï)
Album: Aräbology
Track: Get It Right.
Year: 2009.

The video for “Get It Right,” their first single, has the familiar nocturnal urban landscape of a Western pop video, full of club-hopping scenesters chattering on cellphones and throbbing on dark dance floors. But there are differences—young girls in hijab, towering mosques and the vibrant streets of Cairo.

- from a paper on “When Arabic Met Pop”, by Don Duncan, in The Wall Street Journal (August 20th, 2009), to read here:

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Vincent Battesti, "Position: Cairo between street and space" [en ligne], in anthropoasis, page publiée le 26 January 2010 [visitée le 15 December 2019], disponible sur:
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