Arab Influence in Hip Hop

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade, you have probably heard a number of songs from Kendrick Lamar, Drake or The Weeknd. What isn’t as apparent to the masses, however, are the behind-the-scenes producers making everything happen. Behind all the legendary artists listed above, is in fact producers or managers of Arab heritage, utilizing their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit to create the mainstream music that has defined a generation.