JEDDAH: FOUZIA KHAN
Published — Sunday 3 February 2013
Last update 2 February 2013 11:35 pm
Saudi and German artists have once again proved that music is a universal language that has no boundaries or borders.
The “Jeddah Hip-Hop Jam” was organized as a unique cross-cultural musical event by the German Consulate General on Wednesday.
The German Consul Ulrich Maier, welcomed guests on behalf of the head of the mission, Dr. Rolf Theodor Schuster and introduced the artists.
Consul Maier said the objective of the event was to bring together aficionados of music from Saudi Arabia and Germany to further the cultural exchange between the two countries.“We never had such a joint venture before,” said Consul Maier.
The performance of outstanding German hip hop artist Max Herre and the famous Saudi rapper Qusai, aka Don Legend the Kamelion, the ME Hip Hop Ambassador, and the talented local hip-hop groups Jeddah Fam, aka J-FAM, in addition to Run Junction, enthralled audiences.
Anwar Idress from Universal Legend Entertainment said that the initiative of the German Consulate was extremely helpful in promoting Saudi talent.
It also gave insight into the works of German artists. The Consulate is extremely hopeful in seeing more of such events in Jeddah in the future where they can perform with artists and musicians of other countries.