Previous Post
Egyptian Streetwear Brand UNTY Just Launched Their Edgy New Collection IX
Next Post
Egyptian Students Fight the Stigma of Depression in a Video That Will Change Your Perspective

VIDEO: This Oud Version of Sia's 'Cheap Thrills' is All You Need to Hear Today

Yemeni-American artist makes a musical gem, mixing the summer vibe of 'Cheap Thrills' with the ancient sounds of the oud.

A video of aspiring Yemeni-American oudist Ahmed Alshaiba mastering Sia's Cheap Thrills on his oud is going viral on Facebook, reaping over 110,000 views as the Arab musician crafts a masterpiece out of the hit song using the oriental instrument.

For those who have never stumbled upon one of Ahmed Alshaiba's astounding videos, he's a young musician who makes amazing covers with his goosebump-inducing oud, from Western pop to traditional eastern genres. 

This time Alshaiba took on Cheap Thrills, a tune one would never envisage being played with a traditional oud sound, but as is the case with each of his covers, he made it utter magic. Give it a listen, it will give you the thrills. Pun intended.    

For more of Ahmed Alshaiba's videos, visit his Facebook page


Todays Events
Ramy DJunkie & AK @ Cairo Jazz Club
Clubs
Date: 3/29/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club
The Cripple @ Zigzag
Clubs
Date: 3/29/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Zigzag
Cheese Balls W/ Moez & Jack @ The Tap Maadi
Clubs
Date: 3/29/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 2:00am
Venue: The Tap Maadi
Screening: Ahmed Zaki's Films @ Cairo Opera
Film
Date: 3/29/2017
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: Cairo Opera House
Fusion Night W/ Shereen Abdo @ Underground
Clubs
Date: 3/29/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Underground Cairo
Souls Exhibition @ Beit El Soura
Exhibitions
Date: 3/29/2017
Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Beit El Soura
Okasha @ Cheers
Clubs
Date: 3/29/2017
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cheers Maadi
Etiquette Classes For Kids @ The Pink Elephant
Workshop
Date: 3/29/2017
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Venue: The Pink Elephant