Sami Matar

  • Music

    October 11, 2012

    Sami Matar, Music Man

    [Best Of 2012] The Muslim-radio pioneer's favorite things about Orange County

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Rapper Omar Offendum to Perform at UCI's 'Sounds for Syria' Fundraiser

    Friday's massacre of 108 people, including dozens of children, in the Syrian town of Houla, has been roundly condemned by world powers as fears of a protracted civil war take hold. This weekend's horrific violence is the latest episode since a 14-month long uprising openly challenged the regime of B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Omar Offendum's #SYRIA Sings to the Tune of the Arab Spring Protests

    ‚ÄčIn the early days of the Tunisian revolution, back in December 2011, Tunisian rapper El General (Hamada Ben Aoun) wrote a song called "Rayes Lebled" (president of our country). In it, El General hurls his pain and frustration at longtime dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, urging him to see that th ... More >>