#3 most-streamed Arab singer on Anghami
Shakosh is a Shaabi singer, which is a type of Egyptian street music. Before taking up singing, he was a football player for the Egyptian club, Ismaily SC. In October 2020, Shakosh collaborated with Egyptian rapper Wegz on a song advertising Egyptian ride-hailing app Halan.
In 2020, Shakosh was the third most-streamed Arab singer on Anghami, and he was among the top 50 most-streamed artists in MENA on Deezer. His song “Bent Elgeran” was the most-streamed Arabic song on Anghami and the second most-streamed song in MENA on Deezer last year. His videos had been viewed on YouTube nearly 1.5 billion times as of March 19, 2021.