Baligh Hamdy

  1. Warda, Legendary Algerian Singer, Dies in Cairo at 72

    May 18, 2012 8:06 AM EDT CAIRO (AP) -- The Algerian singer Warda, whose sultry voice and range helped make her one of the giants of Arab song, has died. She was 72. Egyptian state TV said Warda died Thursday at her home in Cairo. The official MENA news agency said she was ...

  2. Jay-Z Battles Egyptians Over 'Big Pimpin' Outrage

    March 06, 2012 9:00 PM EST Since releasing his mega-hit song, "Big Pimpin," which Rolling Stone named as one of the top 500 songs of all-time, Jay-Z and that many companies he's done business with (Warner Bros., EMI, Paramount, MTV, UMG, etc.) have been swamp ...

  3. Jay-Z Loses Round in Legal Fight Over 'Big Pimpin' Sample

    May 05, 2011 6:30 PM EDT Jay-Z is facing a lawsuit over claims that the mogul's mega-hit song "Big Pimpin" violates the "moral rights" of heirs of a 1960s Egyptian film composer. In a decision on Tuesday, a California federal judge ruled that the ...