The Egyptian artist Marwan Mousshttp://The Egyptian artist Marwan Moussa won three awards for youth music in Africa, from the Afrima, All Africa Music Awards festival, which was held in the Senegalese capital, Dakar.
Moussa won awards for the best African Rapper, Breakthrough Artist of the Year, and Best Artist in African Hip-Hop.
The three awards came amongst a pool of strong competition with the continent’s biggest singers.
The competition also witnessed the nomination of other artists from Egypt, such as Wegz, the Cairokee team, the Disco Misr team, Ruby, Ahmed Saad, Ali Loka and others.
They were nominated for other categories of the competition but none of them received an award.
Moussa began his career in 2017 and rose to fame in 2019 with his hit song “Nhayt El 3alam.” He has appeared in TV ads for We, Etisalat, and Freska and performed on the official song for the 27th Men’s Handball World Championship Cup 2021 alongside Tamer Hosny and Hoda Sherbeeny.
In 2020, Moussa was among the 50 most-streamed Arab singers on Anghami and the most-streamed artists in MENA on Deezer.