Hakeem (Egyptian singer)

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Birth name
Abdel Hakim Abdel Samad Kamel
October 7, 1962 (age 53)

Cairo, Egypt
Origin Al Minya, Egypt
Genres Folk, Sha’abi, Middle Eastern,Belly Dance, Jeel
Occupation(s)Singer, Actor

Years active
Abdel Hakim Abdel Samad Kamel (Arabic: عبد الحكيم عبد الصمد كامل‎) (born October 7, 1962) is an Egyptian folk-singer. In addition to the number of albums he has put out, on December 11, 2006 he was the first person from an Arab country to perform at a Nobel Peace Prize event.
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Hakim was born in Maghagha, a small town in Al Minya, Egypt.

Hakim grew up with the sound of working-class tradition of Sha’abi; the root of southern Egyptian. He became influenced by the great Sha’bi singerAhmed Adaweyah and began practicing Mawals, the vocal improvisations which begin a traditional Sha’bi song.
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Musical styles
Middle Eastern

Belly Dance
world music
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Albums list.
Nazra (1992)

Nar (1994)
Efred (1997)
Hayel (1998)
Yaho (2000)

The Lion Roars – Hakim Live In America (2000)
Talakik (2002)
Taminy Alek (2004)

El Youm Dol (2004)
Kolo Yoross (2005)

Lela (2006)

Tigy Tigy (2007)
Ya Mazago (2011)

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