Do you know what i freaking hate? This This is a beautifully crafted and measured Lie They get you from really, early on Now this right here is how they want the whole world To view us Watch this Ladies and gentlemen Welcome, to the stereotype world Stereotype world Stereotype world Welcome everybody to the stereotype world I am the man And this my woman I always walk behind and stay low *SHHH QUIET!* We live in sand castles And always ride camels Even on our way to school Yes i’m oppressed Just like how you guessed I don’t get a say in what I dooo And I have 10 wives Then I bomb up my life Then I go to eat homoooooos Anything for khabebe Stereotype World Stereotype World Welcome everybody to the stereotype world That’s enough! I think it’s about time that we speak up For ourselves! I think I need the mic I need the mic Come on Hala Wallah Pass the microphone let me speak up and vent The Middle East girls came down to represent! Let’s put an end to all the Stereotypes Inshallah! And yes we like flowers but when its boss time You gon see our real powers! Treat the women like a Queen From every single race and every single deen We got love in our hearts Family got our backs Spread rumors about us and We gonna clap back! We got doctors lawyers Coffee shop owners CEOs Ministers PHD holders Now I aint come here to say That we never struggle But then again show me one place Aint got no trouble I hereby testify that our men Treat us with respect like real gentlemen So where my Shammis at? *The Levant* Yeah!! Sudaniyat? *Sudanis* Yeah!! Masreyat !! *Egyptians* Yeah! Khaleejiat? *From the Gulf* Yeah !! Iraqiat? *Iraqis* Yeah!! Moroccans at? Yeah!! Always been strong from Morocco to Iraq From the littlest ones All the way to the hajjjaaaaat! So sit back relax Get some hummus and Popcorn Cause I’m about to take you on a trip To go see my real Home Welcome ya’ll to the Middle East I invite you all to walk with me Coz I want to show you a side of us that you might not know yet Lesson one is the Middle East Is not just a single country It’s actually many more countries incase you didn’t know At the land of the Pharoes here we are Archaeologists come here from afar They invented make up glass & paper calenders and irrigation On the river nile so EGYPTIANLY Lets learn about them CULTURALLY “Sabah sabah ya ‘Am el Hag” That’s how they say wassup ! Lets go down a couple of miles to NUBAH TOWN the land of the smiles Everybody over here will make you wanna smile El shaab el Nubi Make you wanna SMILE smile smile smi smi mis smile Nuba make you wanna smile Okay right now Let’s go to Morocco So come down and LA LA LA Welcome to NORTH AFRICA In the blue city SO PRETTY Full of joy and serenity Lets go to the market or the souq Everybody over here is sadeek al sadoook Yo check this So instagrammble You really like this? So fashionable And everybody on the street Just loves to greet Hala okhty Hala khooya Hala okhty Hala khooya Say Hala okhty Hala khooya And now let’s go to the Gulf part of the world. We can chill by the MAJLIS Salamo Alaykum Or by the horses Or hug palm trees I love you Or we can go to the city, Skyscrapers Guccis and Ferraris Or go with the shabab, To the dunes and VROOM VROOM VROOM! You see the thing is that we like to mix the new with the tradition Tradition tradition It’s ok to be different Tradition tradition More unity less division! Tradition Tradition We got awesome traditions Tradition tradition Let’s talk about tradition Like how we like to invite a lot of people And always over feed them It takes about two hours when we first greet our friends And then about 7 more hours just to say goodbye and leave them BYE KHALTO BY 3AMO BYE KHALO BYE 3abdo I eat pizza, I eat mana eesh I guess we both just like cheese So come inside to our lives Use your eyes and see Judge with your senses and your mind NOT – THAT – DAMN – TV NOT – THAT – DAMN – TV Tradition Tradition Let’s talk about tradition Tradition tradition it’s ok to to be different So listen up everybody YEAH YEAH Every boy and girl YEAH YEAH It ain’t only about the Middle East SAY WHAT?! It’s about the WHOLE WORLD IT’S ABOUT THE WHOLE WORLD Hi Everybody I’m African And no I dont live with Lions Im Asian and I am not just a computer geek Hi I’m Latina and my uncle ain’t el Chapo Tradition tradition it’s ok to to be different Tradition tradition More unity less devision Tradition tradition Tradition tradition Its ok to be different In the end deep down we are all we are all we are all we are all the saaaaame Salaam Alaykum!