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Tune in to the podcast of Shubbak Festival 2021 - the UK's largest biennial festival of contemporary Arab culture which connects you to new and unexpected voices, alongside established artists.

In this four-part series, DJ Nooriyah will speak to the brilliant artists featured in the 2021 festival line-up, about how their art tackles some of the most pressing topics of our time. Join her for a deep dive into digital activism, the history of Arab Hip Hop, love and all its facets and the significance of the emotional relationship between audiences and artists in music - also known as 'tarab'. The show features an eclectic mix of exclusive interviews, sounds from the artists' performances, and the voices of the audience attending this year's festival.