Electro-Chaabi. I just heard of it on NPR this morning. It is a genre of music mixing traditional sounds with modern hip-hop, rap, reggeaton, and electronic.
Electro-Chaabi is: “Emancipation of the body and unspoken words, the transgression of religious taboos.
Much more than a simple musical phenomenon, electro chaabi is a salutary discharge for a youth haunted by the shackles that the Egyptian society imposes….Victims of corruption and social segregation, the youth of the poorer neighbourhoods exorcize their strife by partying…”(1)