But Yassin had a problem with this idea too. If you listen to the song, you see that we are actually acknowledging the fact that the Arabian culture, a Middle East culture is one of the few cultures, that value passing down hard work riches that's been built amongst the family. It’s set to be released next month. So, I would like for it to be like that in my culture where we could build things to the point where we got so much that we don't need to rely on other cultures to contribute majorly in a financial way, or in whatever other way, to societies, communities or whatever governments we might live in. We gettin Arab Money We gettin Arab Money Halashegehalitlfala Milialayshenitimala We gettin Arab Money We gettin Arab Money Heyyy! ALSALMAN’S SONG: Even if you never heard o’ me verbally, you shoulda done your research about the current state of currency. And this is in a song about money, women, drinking, so a lot of Muslims got even madder. Dessa: Here you go. ALSALMAN: The word Ay-rab, you know, you could say Arab money. The flag of United Arab Emirates was officially adopted on December 2, 1971. And Yassin’s a huge fan. "Arab Money" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Busta Rhymes, released as the lead single from his eighth studio album Back on My B.S. The Arab world (Arabic: العالم العربي al-ʿālam al-ʿarabī), formally the Arab homeland (الوطن العربي al-waṭan al-ʿarabī), also known as the Arab nation (الأمة العربية al-ummah al-ʿarabīyyah), the Arabsphere, or the Arab states, consists of the 22 Arab countries which are members of the Arab League. Listen to Busta Rhymes Arab Money MP3 song. Moreover, in Jordan, the Arab Bank and the Arab Potas Co. each donated 3 million JOD, while Hikma Pharmaceuticals Co. pledged 2 million JOD to … Sean Cole: Yassin Alsalman, aka “The Narcicyst,” is an Iraqi rapper living in Montreal. It features cameos from Rick Ross, Spliff Star, DJ Drama, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, DJ Khaled, Akon, Gorilla Zoe, Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, N.O.R.E., Lil Wayne, Kardinal Offishall, Ace Hood, Shawty Lo, Paul Wall, E-40, Jadakiss, Swizz Beatz, T-Pain, Wiz Khalifa, Mack Maine, Tyga, Triple C's, Will Smith and many others. The chorus, which is a bunch or random sounds passed off as Arabic.  The song makes reference to Yasser Arafat and Al-Waleed bin Talal. And the song is bumping in all the clubs. The song is heavily featured in the 2009 video game Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony as the favorite song of the eccentric property developer Yusuf Amir. In modern usage, it embraces any of the Arabic-speaking peoples living in the vast region from Mauritania, on the Atlantic coast of Africa, to southwestern Iran, including the entire Maghrib of North Africa, Egypt and Sudan, the Arabian Peninsula, and Syria and Iraq. I think a lot of us want to be like that. Ain't no racism going on right here. I got oil well money. It’s more than money. The song was officially remixed three times by Busta Rhymes, with different guest appearances accompanying each version. So anyway, Yassin flied to Dubai. Biden: Yellen needs a “Hamilton” musical. Now there ain’t no way that you can kill the beast dead. Two other versions of the song were produced, the first one featured the rapper Pitbull and the second featured Rick Ross. The song was officially remixed three times by Busta Rhymes, with different guest appearances accompanying each version. In Algeria and Sudan, people have again risen to topple corrupt regimes. Me personally, as an individual, I was offended. It’s called “Arab Money.” Because apparently flying to Dubai to play golf in the desert is the new bling. It would be nice if a lot of other cultures did the same thing. Go to all FAQs. 1. In the world market, the UAE currency is denoted as AED or Arab Emirate Dirham, although the Dubai currency symbol is displayed as AED and Dhs in many places. Translation: "May Peace and blessings of God be upon you" (A Greeting), What was used in the video: "While I stack another billion and give it to the block fool", What they rhymed the phrase with: "With my billions pilin'", What they rhymed the phrase with: "While she feedin' me linguine", Translation: "In the name of God, most gracious most merciful. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front, Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God, Total Devastation: The Best of Busta Rhymes, Turn It Up! He’s an independent artist — records and performs socially conscious songs about war and racial profiling. Busta Rhymes said in an interview that this song isn't a diss to the arab people, but in the contrary, he loves the culture and he's just being thankful to God that Arab actually have money. We getting Arab money We getting Arab money Hala sheiki, ha lini falla Mili ha lan shi inni mala We getting Arab money We getting Arab money Seven star hotels, Maybach, movies Sick, big ass, knock-kneed, camel toe, Gucci Pretty women walk around while security on camel-back Club on fire now, niggas don't know how to act ALSALMAN: Which he did, you know, and they changed the word Ay-rab on the song to Arab. So this version goes up on the Internet. is released on May 2009 . It’s called “Arab Money.” Because apparently flying to Dubai to play golf in the desert is the new bling. Hi Li Ba Lai Hey Hi Li Bai Lo! ALSALMAN’S SONG: Let’s let these brothers know what the Middle East is about! In Palestine kids can’t shop at these malls. The song features production and vocals by fellow New York City-based rapper, Ron Browz. Israel’s new ambassador to the UK stereotyped a Jewish human rights group in anti-Semitic terms, The Electronc Intifada has learned.. SONG: I don’t need to get fresh, about to grow a beard dude. It’s a song about money, with kind of a twist. The song’s controversial — even among Busta’s Arab fans. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference. SONG (NEW VERSION): We getting Arab money. Why don’t you remake “Arab Money.”, ALSALMAN rapping: Yo this song is so racist right now! There are words for numbers larger than 1 crore as well, but these are not commonly used and are unfamiliar to most . All Rights Reserved. The chorus used in video is the same chorus as the original. The flag features three equal horizontal bands of green, white and black, with a wider vertical red band on the hoist side. EXPORT SERVICES Be the first to try the next generation of Australian export services Find export markets - BETA. EIN: 41-0953924. Arab money isn’t exactly what it used to be. The other night I walked past this house party here in Boston. Ron Browz, T-Pain, Akon and Lil Wayne all use the Autotune effect in it. decimal) was developed by Indian mathematicians around AD 500, quite different forms for the digits were used initially. It was in the Algerian city of Bejaia that the Italian scholar Fibonacci first encountered the numerals; his work was crucial in making them known throughout Europe. The first part of the remix features Ron Browz, P Diddy, Swizz Beatz, T-Pain, Akon and Lil Wayne. BUSTA RHYMES: The family inherits the success of the prior family in the lineage and the bloodline. But it’s not. The music video for the 2nd part of the remix was released on February 27, two days after the 1st part of the remix's video. Marketplace’s Sean Cole reports. Albeit tentatively, a second Arab Spring may be beginning. All Praise is due to God, Lord of the worlds. T.I., Birdman, & Cedric The Entertainer make cameo appearances in the video.. A parody basically. It features the same colour scheme as several other Arab countries including Kuwait, Palestine, Syria and … Busta. A British bank moved money that may have been linked to terrorist financing, leaked documents show. A British bank moved money that may have been linked to terrorist financing, leaked documents show. But the true irony lost in all this is that the Dubai economy is contracting. Ali, friend of Busta Rhymes, was invited to appear in the music video. Cole: I know. The Monoliths used the term to refer to Bedouins of the Arabian Peninsula under King Gindibu, who fought as part of a coalition opposed to Assyria. New York City businessman and philanthropist Ali Naqvi stars as the Arab prince of the music video. Arab Money song from the album Back On My B.s. T-Pain is not featured in the video, and the chorus is changed back to the original. As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism. So Yassin had been struggling away in relative obscurity for ten years. The flag of United Arab Emirates was officially adopted on December 2, 1971. And it was playing on the radio. I got Middle East women and Middle East bread. SONG: Shalai Lai Lai Halilili Hai Lo! At Harvard, the money will fund four new senior staff professorships as well as an endowed chair in the name of the 48-year-old billionaire. Now the reaction of Arabs were negatives because you CAN'T quote from the Qoran in a song where first of all, you sing in English and second, where there are some big words in there if you know what I mean. DJ Bliss, along with many other DJs in the UAE, refused to play "Arab Money" on Radio 1 in Dubai after it was banned in the UAE for offense to Arabs. The song was released on December 21, 2008. And he remembers the moment, last fall, that he first heard “Arab Money.”. The duration of song is 02:45. Plus there’s the small matter of the lyrics. We gettin Arab Money We gettin Arab Money Halashegehalitlfala Milialayshenitimala We gettin Arab Money We gettin Arab Money Heyyy! A lot of people were. Alsalman: ‘I left my car up at the airport with my visa card in it!’ That’s what should be goin’ on you know? Real estate there is imploding. The aspirations of the first Arab Spring were soon crushed. It’s called Arab money. Late on Monday, social media posts stating that Israel was receiving coronavirus stimulus money sparked outrage, especially since average Americans will only be getting a modest sum of $600. Saudi Arabia and three Arab countries have reinstated diplomatic relations with Qatar, more than three years after severing ties with Doha. The earliest documented use of the word Arab in reference to a people appears in the Kurkh Monoliths, an Akkadian-language record of the Assyrian conquest of Aram (9th century BCE). Kuwait: Health Ministry battles shrinking budget during coronavirus pandemic. ALSALMAN: If you’re gonna big up a culture don’t big it up through money. © 2021 Minnesota Public Radio. أباد الله خضراءهم ابذل لصديقك دمك ومالك “Give your friends your money and your blood, but don’t justify yourself. Big it up through the beautiful things in the culture. Just like the original, it was directed by Rik Cordero in front of a green screen. They should do ‘I’m credit crunch money! Also, in this part, Busta Rhymes does the main part of the hook differently and Ron Browz pronounced Arab money differently with an accent on the "A"s. Therefore, /ˈeɪræb/ AY-rab would be pronounced /ˈɑːrɑːb/ AH-rahb. Daughters for Sale: How Young American Girls Are Being Sold Online One woman estimates she had over 100 encounters in three weeks at age 15. It was the original version, with the word Ay-rab in it. What have you always wondered about the economy? We ain't tryin' to be disrespectful. At the end of the day, I want to be like that. I got that Ay-rab money. The money it receives from Saudi sources is relatively modest, less than $10 million in many years, though the school has received individual gifts from Saudi billionaires of … The song was released on December 13, 2008. I’m getting bail out money. Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor.  DJ Steve Sutherland of Galaxy FM was suspended temporarily when he played the song and listeners complained. The flag features three equal horizontal bands of green, white and black, with a wider vertical red band on the hoist side. And Busta said he was taking the song off the radio. The fils which is a subdivision of the currency in many Arab countries is also used by UAE whereby 100 fils = one dirham. Biden takes a step toward $15 federal minimum wage. ALSALMAN: Yeah! Many of the proverbs below will include the original Arabic writing, but will always be translated into English. DUBAI: Oman expects its non-oil revenues to increase by 25 percent this year, rising from 2.4 billion Omani rials ($6.24 billion) in 2020 to about 3.2 billion rials. أباد الله خضراءهم ابذل لصديقك دمك ومالك “Give your friends your money and your blood, but don’t justify yourself. Now Busta Rhymes is a huge rap star. , 2008 single by Busta Rhymes featuring Ron Browz, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding", https://www.thenational.ae/arts-culture/music/rapper-says-arab-money-track-was-as-a-compliment-1.527562, https://www.laweekly.com/the-never-before-revealed-script-for-busta-rhymes-arab-money-video-with-deleted-scenes/. "Music Video: Busta Rhymes – Arab Money (Remix) - "I do this for my culture... "Busta Rhymes' Controversial "Arab Money" Gets DJ Suspended", E.L.E. So, we are actually biggin' up the culture. Go back to all Rules, Regulations and Permits FAQs. Arab Spring: 10 Years Later, Young Arabs Try To Keep Its Ideals Alive Hopes from the Arab Spring have mostly been dashed. Busta defended himself on TV and radio. , The music video for the 1st part of the remix was released on February 25, 2009. Is this like serious? In a gross caricature, the mostly animated video depicts the group’s activists losing their funding then saying: “Oy vey! ALSALMAN: So I sat down and wrote it in like 15 minutes and then just went into the booth and recorded it. YASSIN ALSALMAN: I was actually hoppin’ out the shower to get on a plane to come to Dubai. KAI RYSSDAL: The rapper Busta Rhymes has a new album in the works. Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. The music video debuted on BET's 106 & Park on December 2, 2008. 1. ", What they rhymed the phrase with: "Straight cash when I come in, let me exchange the currency cause it's all foreign", This page was last edited on 28 December 2020, at 23:31. He’s done a bunch of these. OK, wait. In November 2008, when "Arab Money" was released as a single, DJ Dany Neville and the Iraqi rapper The Narcicyst responded by recording a reply. In 1971, the six emirates unified to become the United Arab Emirates. Feel me? And a website about hip-hop interviews Yassin. It is directed by Rik Cordero. We getting Arab money. President Donald Trump's administration moved forward with $1.22 billion arms deal with Morocco after Rabat agreed to normalise relations with Israel. And guess which song is blaring out of the windows. I’m growin’ my beard dude.” Or something like that. They were modified into Arabic numerals later in North Africa. Economic crisis, fiscal deficit hit Health Ministry’s budget by $441 million (2009). ALSALMAN:“I’m lookin’ kinda weird dude. DJs in the country said they had not received an order banning the record from being spun in nightclubs, and they had mixed feelings on whether the record was offensive or not. AACCI Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Go back to all Exporting Basics FAQs. The third part of the remix features Ron Browz, Juelz Santana, Jim Jones, & Jadakiss.  The released remix came with even stronger negative reaction, as it quotes lines from the Quran, which (in such a form) is deemed forbidden in most Arab countries. We hurt way more than we ball. It’s a song about money, with kind of a twist. Arabic Proverbs. Just like the original, it was directed by Rik Cordero in front of a green screen. And he tells a friend of his “I feel real funny about this.” And the friend says: ALSALMAN: You know what? And they know how to take what the prior family in the lineage of the bloodline did to another level of profit. Yassin explained his concerns. Ali is actually of Persian and Indian descent. System. Arabic Proverbs. "So he would send money to Mr Sissoko - the bank's money - and he expected it to come back in double the amount." Any Arabic words were not used. They say it’s ignorant, even racist. I’m getting bailout money!’. But the era led to "a radical change in … The Very Best of Busta Rhymes, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Arab_Money&oldid=996860108, Articles with dead external links from April 2014, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles needing additional references from February 2009, All articles needing additional references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Marketplace is a division of MPR's 501 (c)(3). There’s a lot more to the story. This remix is the only one to not feature a music video. Many of the proverbs below will include the original Arabic writing, but will always be translated into English. Busta Rhymes did a remix using the first lines of the Quran as chorus. SONG: We gettin’ Ay-rab Money! Translation: "In the name of God, most Gracious most Merciful. But the first single’s already out. And I was like what is this? And he does this little throw-away track and suddenly one of the biggest names in hip-hop is like “let’s chat!”, ALSALMAN: He was very apologetic and was like “I didn’t mean to disrespect the Arab community,” you know, “I didn’t expect this kind of backlash from Muslims.”. We gettin’ Ay-rab Money! CAIRO: Egyptian Interpol has asked the Italian government to hand over former members of its embassy in Cairo after they were convicted of smuggling Egyptian artifacts. Misreprentin’ us in Dubai. Although the Hindu–Arabic numeral system (i.e. ‘Cause money is international — like, everyone has money in their country. Harvard will also use the funds to … So much cake even the money look weird too.  Netflix is the home of amazing original programming that you can’t find anywhere else. In response, Busta,said: Sometimes, people like to twist things. Unlike the original, actual Arabic is used in the chorus and by the artists in their verses: This version was planned for inclusion on Ron Browz's as-yet-unreleased debut album, Etherboy, but the album was shelved. It ain’t Ay-rab money. Reek Da Villian is not featured in the video. The song was released on Thanksgiving Day (November 27, 2008). Ali is Founder and Chairman of MindShare Ventures Group. He added, "I used to play the original version in the club, but out of respect for the laws here in my country, I haven't played it since." Why don’t you record a response track. He had a role in a movie there. The beat is so…. ALSALMAN: And within like 30 minutes of it getting posted his manager called me out here and was like Busta Rhymes wants to speak to you. ALSALMAN: I just got offended. We ain't mockin' the culture. The second part of the remix features Ron Browz, Reek Da Villian, Rick Ross, Spliff Star, N.O.R.E., & Red Cafe. Movies, TV shows, specials and more, it’s all tailored specifically to you. Trump announces peace deal between Sudan and Israel, says more nations will normalize relations Sudan is the third Arab state to do so as part of U.S.-brokered deals in the run-up to Election Day Another challenge for the Biden administration: thousands of federal appointments. Rhymes later apologized. 2016 Preview Editors’ Notes There’s not much of a precedent for music about settlers on Mars discovering a portal to hell, so it must have seemed like quite a unique task for Mick Gordon as he set out to compose original music for Doom. In a Hebrew YouTube video last year, Tzipi Hotovely mocked Breaking the Silence as being motivated by money. So one of them busted out his own rhyme in response. Ras Al Khaimah joined the union the following year. But he had some issues with this track. Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay. Arab, one whose native language is Arabic. The feeling of being worse off than before the Arab spring was unsurprisingly highest in Syria (75% of respondents agreeing), Yemen (73%) and Libya (60%), where street protests gave way to … It features the same colour scheme as several other Arab … Arab Money ignited controversy, particularly from Islamic communities. ALSALMAN: A elah inik means May God like show you that it’s more than this. He wouldn’t talk to me, but he told Hot 98.1 in South Carolina that he was trying to talk up Arab culture, especially regarding finance. Rhymes later apologized. ALSALMAN: So he’s like you make ’em really funny. 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