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Tamer Hosny

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Tamer Hosny (Arabic: تامر حسني‎; born August 16, 1977) is an Egyptian singer-songwriter and actor, referred to as the King of Generation. He is currently one of the top-selling artists releasing albums in Egypt and the Arab World. He was initially featured on Free Mix mixtapes from FreeMusic, an Egyptian music production company.

Hosny’s father was The Egyptian (Sherif Wael Hosny) and his mother is Syrian, but she has spent her life in Egypt. [1] She brought up Hosny and his older brother Hossam in the absence of their father, Hosny Abbas. Tamer Hosny grew up with a passion for soccer and said to have played it professionally for 9 years. Tamer work in the first years of his life at a petrol station and supermarket, selling perfumes in the street, and also worked as a construction worker.Tamer Hosny was introduced By Salma El Shamaa to opera. Afterwards, he was recognized by Nasr Mahrous, the manager and owner of FreeMusic production company. He later on signed a contract with FreeMusic in 2002. Tamer didn’t debut, as most people believe, with Sherine’s first mixtape. Instead, he was featured in previous mixtapes, and one of them featured other artists like Khaled Agag and Mohamed Mounir. He graduated from October Six University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies.

In 2006, Hosny was embroiled in a trial case in which he was charged with forging a passport and avoiding conscription. It was a heavily publicized case in the media, since he and fellow Egyptian artist Haytham Shaker were both convicted with the same charges.

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