Monday, February 24, 2014

Check Out The Arabic Equivalent Of Rocky Theme Song (اتقدم)

The movie where this song played was made in 1984, the same era where American and the world met Rocky, the iconic Philadelphia boxer. Egypt had its own boxer movie and it was with the beloved Egyptian actor the late Ahmed Zaki. The song is form the movie "The Black Tiger" or "النمر الاسود" The song urges one to move forward.

Needless to say, it's one hell of an upbeat song with classy actors and convincing plot. This was one awesome movie, and this song lives in the memory of Arabs more than 30 years after the making of its film.  The song is about going big, and not letting life known one's soul.

So now, you know Egyptian pop culture gave us an original Arab boxer story that made so many people love the sport and fall in love with this accomplished actor.


Rocky Full Theme Tune


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