Omar Souleyman

Bjork tells me that Omar Souleyman, Syria’s greatest electrostar, hypes the crowd to instant frenzy, creating mysteries with a live poet standing beside him, who whispers him poetry which Omar sings immediately before returning for the next line.

Break it down bitches.

By Eleanor Jackson

Eleanor Jackson is a Filipino Australian poet, performer, arts producer, cyclist, writer, gal about town, feminist, freewheeler, and friend.

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