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Lina Fouro

Afghan-Canadian pop music and MTV star


     When friends first told me about a brilliant, hip Afghan-Canadian female pop singer who was winning over audiences in the highly competitive Toronto nightclub and concert scene, I was interested in learning more. My friends said that Lina Fouro is going to be a big star.    

     Then I listened to her yet-unreleased track of "Bang Bang Baby,” and I thought that maybe my friends were on to something. So I listened to “Boom” and watched one of her music video trailers. Then I was sure they were right.  

     Lina Fouro is a star already. She will be a much bigger star very soon when her debut album The Love Cycle is released by Yen Productions early next month.  

     Fouro writes all her own songs, blending electro-influenced styles of pop, funk, house and progressive music with a unique touch of both hip-hop and Afghan/Persian beats.  But it isn’t just her musical style that is unique.  Also a poet, a sometime-actor and model, a social activist and an intellectual, the story of Lina Fouro herself is unique....  (more)


Read Lina Fouro's first interview with Edward Zellem

"Love through Music and an Afghan-Canadian Recording Artist"






with Edward Zellem  


Lina Fouro Update

Afghan-Canadian pop music and MTV star


     Since our first interview, Lina Fouro’s star has continued to rise.  She has gained the attention of internationally known hip-hop musicians like Kirko Bangz,  French Montana, Peter Jackson, and other stars in the music industry.  Her next media event is an exclusive radio interview with London-based Afghan Voice.

      Lina Fouro’s first interview generated great interest from Film Annex readers and Lina Fouro fans, and set a new record for Film Annex interview tweets and shares at the time.       

     Her fans, followers and friends have been asking lately for an update about her latest activities, so I spoke with her again.  As before, Lina was just as gracious and fun to speak with as she is immensely talented....  (more)   


Read Lina Fouro's second interview with Edward Zellem

"Afghan-Canadian Music Star Continues Journey to Top"

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