The nomination is notable because the majority of Rakim’s lyrics relate to his identity as a Muslim, which has gone on to influence other contemporary Muslim rappers.
First Look At Netflix Original Dramedy “Crashing Eid”
When Razan's British Pakistani fiancé crashes her Saudi family's Eid celebrations, she attempts to convince them that he is a suitable match.
“Crashing Eid” (2023 - ), a new drama-comedy following a couple’s struggle for acceptance, is coming soon to Netflix. The series will follow Razan (Summer Shesha), who brings her British Pakistani fiancé Sameer (Hamza Haq) home with her to crash her Saudi family’s Eid celebrations. The couple, along with Razan’s daughter from her first marriage, will have to convince their families that they are a suitable match.
Joining Shesha and Haq in the cast are Khalid Alharbi and Amani Al-Jameel as Razan’s parents, as well as Yasir Alsaggaf as Razan’s ex-husband and Bateel Nabil as Razan’s daughter. The series will be primarily in Arabic, with some scenes in English.
Watch the trailer here:
The show's production team include writers and co-creators Nora Aboushousha and Ali Alattas, producer Sara Al Ghabra, award-winning director Said Zagha (with Alattas co-directing), assistant director Ahmad Anas and director of photography Ahmad Jalboush. The series will be in four parts and will launch in 190 countries.
“Crashing Eid” premieres Oct. 19, only on Netflix.
When Razan's British Pakistani fiance crashes her Saudi family's Eid celebrations, she attempts to convince them that he is a suitable match. (via Netflix)