Basel Meets Nemr Abu Nassar [The Media industry, Being an Arab and taking chances]

DISCLAIMER: This Episode contains explicit language, listener discretion is advised.

Today’s guest is Nemr Abu Nassar, arguably one of the most successful Arab American comedians on the planet. Throughout this podcast we discuss so many different topics, it may very well be one of the most entertaining conversations I’ve had in a long while!

Note: Thanks to MNK productions for helping in the editing of the podcast
Note 2: The views of Nemr that are presented in this podcast are his own and not necessarily mine.

Basel Meets Big Hass [Inspiration, Purpose, Autism and Talent]

In this episode, I meet legendary Saudi Hip Hop MC, Big Hass. We discuss a little bit of hip hop, but a whole lot of life, inspiration, purpose, autism and talent. Insightful man and a great conversation.

Basel Meets Serene Touma [Feminism, gender roles and expectations]

My guest today is Serene Touma, a PR personality and a self-proclaimed feminist, throughout this podcast we delve into feminism and explore why its such a polarising topic to many people.

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.