Wegz’s rap attracts thousands in Alamein concert

Ahram Online , Saturday 20 Aug 2022

Thousands of fans of Egyptian rapper Wegz have gathered on Friday at New Alamein Arena to listen and sing along to his hits.

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Dubbed the most listened-to rapper in recent years in Egypt by multiple streaming platforms, Wegz appeared in red and black sportive outfit introducing some chirography with his songs.

The 24-year-old Alexandrian artist performed most of his biggest hits like Dorak Gai, Asyad Elsoot, Msh Fair, 21, El-Ghasala, Bazeet, Keify Keda, El-Bakht and other hits.

The concert has also featured Wegz’s collaborator; Moroccan rapper ElGrandeToto who is most known for Love Nwantiti North African Remix, Gueule Tapee and Salade Coco.

Followed by almost two million fans on each platform, the 1998-born Alexandrian gained popularity with his rapping in arrangements that mix Western hip-hop with Egyptian Mahraganat sounds, hitting many times with releases and collaborations.

The concert is held as part of the El-Alamein Festival, which recently hosted concerts by Amr Diab, Tamer Hosny, Amal Maher, Sharmoofers and others, with other stars expected in the upcoming weeks.

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