Cape Town – An Egyptian singer’s ballad in praise of US President Donald Trump has gone viral in recent days, with many questioning whether the song actually praises the incumbent president or mocks him.
According to recent media reports, the song composed by Wissam Magdy has since been shared by hundreds of followers in both Egypt and the United States.
The catchy song has over 30 000 views on Magdy’s official Facebook page, along with over 100 000 views on online streaming platform YouTube, as well as tens of hundreds of shares throughout social media.
According to news website Al Monitor, the song is well known in Egypt since it is the English version of the famous 1999 Egyptian operetta, “Ekhtarnah” (Arabic for “We Chose Him”).
The latter was performed by 13 Egyptian singers, in partnership with…