If you like Zouk, you will love Kizomba.
It was 2010 and the South African world cup fever was on the rise, Shakira’s official song, Waka Waka, was often playing. One day I noticed an unfamiliar name next to Shakira’s; it was Freshlyground. As this piqued my curiosity, I went to my trusty friend, Google, and I found a treasure. Freshlyground is…
Amr Diab was my first contact with Egyptian culture, even before seeing the pyramids, and this was the first of his songs I heard – a classic for all Egyptians. It remains one of my favorites from the singer.
I even got to see him live in Concert on a later trip the same year.
This song was one of the first gems I found thanks to two extremely useful marvels of technology: XM Satellite radio and the Shazam App.
I’ve been playing the Chill station on my new car and when I find a song I like, I use the Shazam app to save the name quickly and effortlessly. Later, I add it to my Spotify playlist and dig down to see what other cool songs this artist has made.