SHARE TO VOTE FOR: Karim Yousry
Tell us a bit about yourself:
Karim Yousry is one of Egypt’s youngest DJs to break through the scene and perform alongside international artists. His career started in 2003 after he was inspired by various underground artists. From observing to learning, he managed to weave a style of his own.
Karim uses music to tell stories, he loves jumping from one area to another with a distinct deepness to his sound.
After sharing the bill with international acts such as Artbat, Mark Knight, Nick Warren, Monkey Safari, Citizen Kain, Karmon, Olivier Weiter & many more. His carefully selected track selection accompanied by his storytelling flow in music has made him on par with artists that seek unique sounds, not popularity.
Leading Cairo’s weekday nightlife with his dazzling “Abstrakt” event encouraging the local upcoming talents and inviting some of the most decent international artists to create a space for the audience to listen to underground sets on a non-judgemental dancefloor.
One of the highlights of 2018 was winning the decoded magazine “mix of the month” competition, besides the successful signature morning gig “Tangerine” by the Nile.
His continuous digging for rare old hidden gems and Micro-house sounds gives an edge to his signature sound.
What DJs have had the most influence on you?
Dana Ruh recently, Matthew Dekay in the past.
You’re being put to death, but can listen to 1 last track before you die. What track do you choose?
Maceo Plex – Under the sheets
What’s your favourite thing about Ibiza?
What’s the easiest thing about being a DJ?
God blessing me with a musical ear.
And whats the hardest thing about being a DJ?
Kissing ass to get myself gigs
Best thing about Dance Music culture right now?
That it’s back after Covid
Worst thing about Dance Music culture right now?
DJs talking shit about other DJs, Blocking opportunities & not helping the scene grow to become a better place.
Why should listeners vote for you?
If my musical journey stands out then why not eyy 😉