"On the Street" by Youssra El-Hawary
أغنية "في الشارع" ليسرا الهواري
In this song, Youssra El-Hawary pokes fun at conservative norms. The lyrics describe how people do different things on the streets, including killing each other and committing other crimes. But when "we forget ourselves and kiss each other on the streets, it becomes a scandal".
El-Hawary is an independent singer and musician known for her low-budget songs. She often takes her accordion to the streets and composes her songs in any location.
Youssra El-Hawary and Salam Youssri
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Youssra El-Hawary and Salam Youssri, “"On the Street" by Youssra El-Hawary,” Politics, Popular Culture and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, accessed September 28, 2020, https://egyptrevolution2011.ac.uk/items/show/149.