Executive Manager of Rotana Audio and Video Visual Company Salem al-Hindi revealed on Thursday that the company signed a deal with Egyptian actor and singer Mohammed Ramadan for the production and clipping of his songs and managing of his business outside Egypt for three years.
During a press conference on Saturday, Hindi added, “Ramadan is a real superstar….We in Rotana are pleased to collaborate with real, creative, successful artists.”
Hindi asserted that the deal would promote the celebrity of Ramadan in the Egyptian, Gulf and Arab musical scene.
Hindi promised the fans new agreements and deals with superstars in Egypt.
Ramadan’s latest song “Virus” amassed approximately two million views in less than a day. He is known for his screen roles in films and series including Abdo Mota, El-Almany, Qalb El-Asad and El-Ostoura. The star has a song titled “No. 1” that assembled 90 million views on YouTube. He has a total of 300 million views on his channel. His track lyrics, which talk about his fame and dominance in addition to his violent roles in many films, evoke controversy. However, his famed character is popular among audiences.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm