Thursday, June 21, 2007

Nothing has damaged music and arts in the Arab world more than Prince Walid Bin Talal. Ever since he started his monopolistic Rotana company, the entire field of music production in the Arab world has now to cater to the lousy standards of the company which basically care only about: misogyny, sleaze, sexual commodification of women, internalized racism, and an attempt to live to Orienalist expectations.