OK, aside from the fact that the song is so horrid and has a completely outdated beat and appalling lyrics, this video is all types of wrong. It’s a vile misrepresentation of the “liberal” Arabs, firstly. Secondly, it’s a complete contradiction to what he thinks he is trying to say. I don’t now where he gets off portraying liberalism as a big club orgy of Botox-pumping, hookah smokers who love themselves some “party boosters.” Granted all these things can be fun occasionally, but it’s a far cry from a quality portrayal.
Anyway, from a musical perspective, if he thinks this track will break him into a Western market then he’s in for a surprise. The song is utter crap. The beats are tired and done. The lyrics are complete blather and the “message” in them would even make India Arie cringe. It’s just too two-thousand-and-late.
Also, notice the “Louise Ciccone” tattoo. Oh, he likes Madonna! How scandalous and original. The only authentic thing in this video is his pronunciation of “bombers.” If he wants controversy he should just come out.
One more tip to Jad: the word “funky” has been uncool for a decade and a half now. It just means “bad smell” these days.