Launching the first remix in the MDLBEAST Records series is R3HAB with his incredible electronic mix of “Goumi” by Myriam Fares. We love this project from MDLBEAST which will see some of the biggest electronic DJs and producers in the world remix tracks from some of the top pop superstars from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This remix release acts as the follow-up to the acoustic version of R3HAB’s collaboration with Now United titled “Run Till Dark“; and Myriam Fares’ collaboration with Nicki Minaj and Maluma on the single “Tukoh Taka (Official FIFA Fan Festival Anthem)” which also featured FIFA Sound.
R3HAB, real name Fadil El Ghoul, is a multi-platinum DJ and producer with many hits to his name. He has remixed songs from some of the biggest artists in the world including Rihanna, Drake, Taylor Swift, and Calvin Harris, released tracks that have been global successes such as “All Around the World (La La La)” which was a collaboration with A Touch of Class and “Revolution” which was a collaboration with NERVO and Ummet Ozcan, and has worked with a number of stars from the likes of Sofia Carson and Zayn to Luis Fonsi and EXO to INNA and Timmy Trumpet. His work has collected over 9 billion streams to date, including 1.1 billion in 2022 alone. He has performed all over the world including EDC, Ultra Music Festival, Tomorrowland, Balaton Sound, Coachella, Summer Sonic Festival, and DWP Jakarta, and he is within the top 15 DJs in the world according to DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs chart. He is a household name in the EDM world, and it’s no surprise since he has excellent artistry. We expect he’ll have a few more global hits in the coming years.
As for Myriam Fares, she is a Lebanese singer, actress, and entertainer who has established herself as an iconic figure in the Arab music industry. With a remarkable career spanning over 20 years, Myriam Fares has captivated audiences globally with her irresistible charm and versatile talent. Recognized as the ‘Queen of The Stage’, she has enthralled fans with her mesmerizing performances and distinct ability to seamlessly blend choreographed dance routines with her powerful vocals. Myriam’s music transcends language barriers, resonating with listeners from diverse cultures around the world. Her chart-topping hits like “Goumi” and “Ghmorni” have garnered millions of views, while her collaborations with international artists such as Nicki Minaj and Maluma, notably “Tukoh Taka”, have propelled her fame beyond borders. As an accomplished actress, Myriam has graced both the small and big screens, starring in acclaimed series like “Itiham” and movies like “Silina”. Her multifaceted talent has also led her to be the first Arab artist to have a documentary, “Myriam Fares: The Journey”, featured on Netflix. Myriam Fares’ indelible impact on the music and entertainment industry has cemented her status as an iconic Arab superstar, inspiring generations of artists and captivating audiences with her unmatched energy and artistry.
Senior Label Manager at MDLBEAST Records, Edwin Harb, described this new project series, saying: “We, at MDLBEAST, pride ourselves on being disruptors within the MENA music industry. As the leading player in the region, we are constantly pushing boundaries and pioneering new projects to elevate the music of our region onto the global stage. Our latest endeavor holds a significant place in our hearts, as it marks the beginning of a remarkable series of exquisite remixes that we are eagerly anticipating the world to hear. Through this project, we aim to give the region’s music the recognition and reach it truly deserves. Stay tuned, as MDLBEAST records continues to revolutionize the music landscape.”
Adding to that, Myriam Fares said: “I’m happy to be part of this project, after the immense success of ‘Goumi,’ I was really happy to perform it with R3HAB’s touch on SOUNDSTORM’s mainstage and now release it with MDLBEAST Records.”
On top of that, R3HAB also chatted about the remix, saying: “Myriam and I had the pleasure of teasing this remix live at MDLBEAST’s Soundstorm 2022 last December in front of 100,000 people, and the response was electric. I love working across cultures since it’s always a good challenge to maintain the original sound while adding my dance touch to the record. We’re excited to finally share it with the world!”
Stream the R3HAB MDLBEAST Remix of “Goumi” by Myriam Fares on Spotify here:
This new remix is beyond perfect with R3HAB being just the right man to kickstart this MDLBEAST Remix project as he is a Dutch-Morrocan DJ and producer who has collaborated with artists from all over the world, so he’s very aware of worldly music, in general, and knows exactly handle music from a variety of different continents. Once again, he proves that he knows exactly what he’s doing, effortlessly respecting the original track, whilst adding his electronic dance energy turning this Arabian cultured mainstream pop song into a worldly dancefloor number that is bound to reach far and wide, adding an even bigger spotlight on Myriam Fares. Vocally flawless, hitting us with passion and emotion, Myriam Fares impresses to no end, and we expect nothing less from her, and R3HAB emphasises her awesome voice and surrounds it with more mystical instrumentals before a stunning Arabian nights club and festival drop hits, perfect for right now as the summer rolls in and we’re all partying outside in the summer night air. This vacation atmospheric vibe is one that will stay with you for the rest of summer with R3HAB’s rolling basslines and growling melodies really working addictingly with the track.
“Goumi (R3HAB MDLBEAST Remix)”, by Myriam Fares, is available to download and stream, right now, across all platforms, via MDLBEAST Records. We’re excited to find out who will be a part of the next MDLBEAST remix, and we’re sure to see some fierce team-ups.