The Artist XS
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The Artist XS

Brooklyn, New York, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2011 | INDIE

Brooklyn, New York, United States | INDIE
Established on Jan, 2011
Solo Pop R&B


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The best kept secret in music


"“The Breaking Point” Miami Red Carpet Premiere Draws a Packed and Glamorous Crowd"

Hisham “XS” Abul Fotouh’s performance followed Theolodge, captivating the audience with a three-song love story chronicling his pursuit of a woman he fell in love with outside of his race and culture, and the backlash he experienced during their courtship. The songs were an engrossing mix of western pop and Middle Eastern melody. The handsome tenor, who is also one of the movie’s producers, riffed in his native Egyptian several times throughout the set, which ended with him paying tribute to the young woman in the story, his beloved of one year, who was in the audience. - Melissa Thomas


Still working on that hot first release.


Feeling a bit camera shy


XS is an Arab-American singer who has been called the Middle Eastern Pitbull with a conscience. XS was born in Egypt but has lived in Dubai almost all his life. He is Currently residing in New York, leaving behind a good life in Dubai and sacrificing a lot in pursuit of the American Dream for the love of music. XS fell in love with music and started singing at a young age in high school, and has since been performing at many shows where he won the hearts of many of his fans and peers through dedication to his music and his message of unity, peace and interracial love by introducing to the world a unique blend of MIddle Eastern and Western music fusion. In 2011, XS was pretty heavily involved in the Egyptian uprising where his family was in constant danger, until the inevitable happened. His father passed away on February 2011 in the midst of the uprising, and it had such an effect on him that he decided not to fight with hate, but to fight with love. His motto for life is: "The heart does not see your skin color, ethnicity or religious belief.....the heart only feels another's heartbeat". Since then, he began creating upbeat and uplifting songs of positivity, unity and interracial love. His biggest hit to date is his single "Let It Go", which gained the attention of European and Latin American music lovers. "Let It Go" was also chosen as a semi-finalist in the well established International Songwriting Competition under the Dance/Electronica Category. He has recently finished creating a trilogy EP based on Interracial love and acceptance entitled "Heart of the Desert Trilogy" which depicts a story about accepting one another's love interest regardless of race, ethnicity and religion. XS is quickly getting on the radar with his unique musical talents and is a force to be reckoned with in the future.

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