Media Type:

Songs


Title

Egyptian KIKI for President Sisi

Subject

Satirical Song

Description

A parody of Drake's 2018 hit, 'Kiki'. It replaces the original lyrics with ones describing the economic challenges facing Egyptians, accompanied by a humorous video montage.

Creator

unknown

Publisher

Nelsa Team

Date Published

04/08/2018

Rights

Standard Youtube License

Language

Arabic

Date Created

04/08/2018

Citation

unknown, “Egyptian KIKI for President Sisi,” Politics, Popular Culture and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, accessed November 23, 2020, https://egyptrevolution2011.ac.uk/items/show/124.

Output Formats


Media

Translation

“Sisi, do you hear me?
Don’t joke around
We’re dying Mr. President

Sisi, didn’t you tell us
That you’ll spoil us?
How about it, Mr. President?

Sisi, do you hear me?
Don’t joke around
We’re dying Mr. President

Sisi, didn’t you tell us
That you’ll spoil us?
How about it, Mr. President?

Petrol got expensive
Foul^ followed it
Flour got expensive
So bread got expensive
And whoever spoke out
Ran off
Before getting beaten up
And two celebrities got married

Life is now shit
We’re all depressed
Bills are piling up
Why has electricity gone up?
A water bottle is five pounds
Why are you arresting people for dancing?
Taxes don’t do anything
And loans are going up
Do you hear me?
There’s no more money
I did the impossible
But there’s no money
No this isn’t funny
The tablet [iPads] won’t work
Believe me, honey

Sisi, do you hear me?
Don’t joke around
We’re dying Mr. President”

^ A staple Egyptian dish of fava beans served with various sauces and toppings