deeb first ventured into egyptian hip hop when he joined asfalt (أسفلت) in 2005. he left in 2007 to create wighit nazar (وجهة نظر), a duo represented by mohamed yasser and himself. it was a successful musical project that lasted till mid 2010. currently, he is working on his solo career with plans to release an ep every couple of months or so. cairofornia is his first solo ep.
his last album, 2012’s the cold peace ('السلام البارد'), addressed the divisions that have emerged among egyptians over the past two years. his music has taken him around the world, and he recently performed in several european capitals as well as a sold out show in new york along with other arab artists.
music runs through the family. deeb's younger brother, arketekt (tarek) is a talented producer with a distinctive soulful and funky sound.