Music Trends in Arab Countries With Firas Abou Fakher

To coincide with the XP music conference in Riyadh, guest host Chaz Jenkins discusses music trends in Arab countries with Lebanese musician, director, and writer Firas Abou Fakher.

The Arab nations have rarely been viewed as important markets by the global music industry. And artists from the region have only ever achieved modest international success. Until 20 years ago, exactly the same could be said of countless other countries. Today, markets like Latin America and South Korea produce global superstars with astonishing regularity.

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