Basel Meets The Recipe [Global hip hop scene, making it, and the difficulties of the music business]

The Recipe are a veteran hip-hop outfit based in Dubai. During this episode, we discuss the global hip hop scene, the difficulties of being in a hip hop band in this day and age, and the importance of the business-side of music. This is one of my favorite podcasts so far!

Warning: This episode contains some cursing.

Basel Meets Ahmed Ahmed [Axis of Evil comedy tour, PC culture, NYC/LA Comedy scene]

The Axis of Evil Comedy tour that took over the Middle East by storm and how it ended, the stark difference between the LA and NYC comedy scenes and what it takes to make it in Hollywoord! Comic and actor Ahmed Ahmed lays it all out on the table for this episode of ‘Basel Meets’

Basel Meets Andreas Kisser [Sepultura’s impact, finding vocalists and auditioning for Metallica]

Andreas Kisser is the lead guitarist and song writer of one of the most important bands in rock history, Sepultura‚Äč! We caught up at the Hard Rock Cafe Dubai‚Äč to talk about the history of Sepultura, the rebirth of the band in 1998, the role of Sepultura in rock history in the 80’s and vocalist auditions! Did you know that he actually tried-out for Metallica at some point!?

Basel Meets Jeff Staple [Design influence, Resellers, New York Sneaker riot, and hype]

Jeff Staple is a world renowned designer that is widely known for his sneaker collaborations with some of the worlds largest sports brands. He owns and runs the designer brand ‘Staple Pigeon’. I had a sit down with him at one of the largest sneaker events in the world, Sole DXB.

Basel Meets Adnan Mryhij [Metal in the world today, what it takes to succeed and meeting our heroes]

Adnan is the lead vocalist of Dubai-based Heavy Metal band, Svengali. We spoke about the state of heavy metal around the world, how it is to be an up and coming band today and how it feels to meet your heroes!

Basel Meets Zahra Lyla [Instagram, Influencers and Fashion blogging]

Instagram star and Fashion Blogger Zahra Lyla is this weeks legendary guest! We talk about the industry of content creators, remaining relevant and how to conduct a business on digital platforms.

Basel Meets Khaled Ghorab [Relationships, Tinder and drinking out of the same cup]

This week I talk to ‘relationship architect’ Khaled Ghorab. Listen to us talk about successful relationships, how to find happiness and tinder!