MBE March 21: The legacy of Hossam Ramzy, Egypt’s ambassador of rhythm

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Egypt’s ambassador of rhythm, Hossam Ramzy, was a unique percussionist and sonic visionary.

Born in 1953, he picked up the tabla and would find himself in London. He’d come to be known as the sultan of swing and worked alongside Peter Gabriel, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant. But it’s is song “Khurara Khurasa” that would change the landscape and bounce of Texas and NYC’s rap sound.

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