The Synaptik and Felukah – INTERNATIONAL LIVESTREAM
One of Shubbak Festival’s flagship projects, this stellar collaboration was commissioned to bring together two of the Middle East’s most captivating rappers for a double bill concert and new song debuts.
Exclusively for this summer date, The Synaptik and Felukah’s summer concert will live streamed for global audiences and available for the full duration of the festival. Enjoy an energetic evening of pioneering sound as two of the most sought-after new-wave hip-hop, rap and trap talents perform solo sets before debuting their two collaborative new singles together.
The Synaptik is a Palestinian-Jordanian rapper at the forefront of a new wave of Arabic rap and trap. With a steady string of new releases, including numerous of iconic collaborations with the region’s hip-hop heavyweights, his distinctive voice and potent lyrics have cemented him as one of the pioneering artists of the Arabic-speaking world. Exploring issues such as migration, social inequality and ?, The Synaptik has been able to take the region’s pulse and broadcast it worldwide through his infectious beats.
Combining her Cairo heritage and the New York City that adopted her, Felukah is a rapper and poet whose work glides between English and Arabic. From classic Arabic musical icons, US hip-hop legends and contemporary prose writers, she pays homage to her past and present, exploring womanhood, diaspora cultures and her self-expression and was dubbed by Scene Noise as ‘the neo-soul artist bringing the Nile to New York’.
Presented in partnership with MARSM, a new collaboration commissioned by Shubbak Festival. Produced and programmed by MARSM.
Tickets on this page are for the livestream only. If you would like to purchase tickets for the physical show, please see the concert event page.
The concert will stream live from 3-6pm BST (London time) and will be available to view online for the whole duration of the festival (June 20- July 17).
In the case that government regulations allow full capacity shows this summer, the live stream and concert will be moved to 7-10:30PM.