Ramy Essam (EGY) feat. Paleface & Räjähtävä Nyrkki

Ramy Essam (EGY) feat. Paleface & Räjähtävä Nyrkki

Ramy Essam (Arabic: رامى عصام‎) is an Egyptian musician. He is best known for his appearances in Tahrir Square in Cairo during the 2011 Egyptian revolution.

His song irhal (إرحل), in which Mubarak is urged to resign, gained great popularity among the demonstrators. It became internationally known through YouTube, and is referred to as the anthem of the revolution. In 2011, it was selected by Time Out as the third-most world-changing song of all time. He currently sings Hard rock songs, one of the few singers in Egypt to sing rock. Ramy also expressed his mourning of the January 25th revolution's martyrs on Facebook.

On 9 March, when the Egyptian army forcibly cleared the square, he was arrested and tortured.

In To The Square 2 opening concert is joined by finnish rapper Paleface and his band Räjähtävä Nyrkki.


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