6 Arab Female DJs To Dance To This International Women's Day
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There's nothing like good dance beats to let loose and celebrate women today and everyday... We're delving into these uplifting Arab female DJs whose sounds have inspired their country and abroad. Let us know if we missed your favorite and don't forget to revamp that workout and roadtrip playlist. Dance good!
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We bring you Sama and Haya Khadra, two fashion icons that have undoubtedly made it as in demand DJs. The Saudi-born Palestinian identical twins are Coachella regulars and best-friends with the Hadids, the Jenner clan among other A-Listers. During the day, cool modeling gigs boast their fun twin aesthetic. Give them a listen here.
When she's not throwing a party in Cairo, this Egyptian female DJ is busy turning up a crowd in Europe. The tech-house DJ garnered herself a global fanbase always ready to celebrate to her fresh mixes. Give her a listen here.
Cosmicat, one of the Kingdom’s few female DJs, has been interested in music ever since she was young. The Saudi female DJ started out by collecting cassettes, recording her own mixes off the radio to now headlining the MDL beast festival (no big deal!) Watch out for DJ Cosmicat and give her a listen here.
A big name in Beirut's club scene, you can catch DJ Tala behind the decks of the city's best clubs spinning the grooviest of tunes. The Lebanese female powerhouse always finds clever way to work up partying and social change under the same roof. Give her a listen here.
Dubai-based SONYA dominated the party scene in the UAE and all around the globe. With her upbeat hip-hop, house, funk, and pop mixes, this female DJ sure knows how to rule a party. And that's not all because SONYA's distinctive fashion sense has landed her gigs for high-end fashion houses including YSL, Louboutin, Paco Rabanne, Versace, and others. Give her a listen here.
Palestinian leading techno force DJ Sama has wowed so many regional and international crowds. Her signature Boiler Room set from Gaza earned itself more than 1 million views on Youtube and her fanbase is ever-growing. Give her a listen here.