Mazen El Sayed (aka El Rass) is a rapper and music producer from Tripoli, Lebanon. His discography includes 8 albums, the most recent is titled “Ard El Khof” , as well as more than 200 singles in collaboration with other music-makers and rappers from the region. El Rass’s work has earned recognition and visibility in the Arab world, specifically for his dense lyrical content, versatility of styles and subject matter, and his personal sonic approach. El Sayed worked as a journalist before devoting his time to music, and has been described as a subversive voice inspired from traditional and contemporary expression, from the spiritual and the worldly.
EXHIBITION: Garden of Broken ShadowsJune 24, 2023 - August 5, 2023
Critical Distance is pleased to present Garden of Broken Shadows, curated by Fatma Hendawy Yehia, featuring works by Lamis Haggag, Katherine Melançon, Ahmed Naji, Anahita Norouzi, and El Rass.Find out more