An emblematic artist of the Palestinian underground scene, SAMA’ (previously named Skywalker) is the first Palestinian DJ and electronic music producer.
SAMA’ started mixing in 2006 in Ramallah, and started producing her own music and expanding her interest in synthesis in 2010, with a focus on Electronic Music, more specifically Techno, House, and other deeper sub-genres. Her sound: powerful punchy techno, dry and musical all at once, with a very unique twist of her own.
In 2011, she moved to the UK to acquire a Bachelor of Science in Audio Engineering and Music Production from S.A.E. London, further improving her technical skills. Soon after, she released two albums as Skywalker, «Life’s Pace» a debut EP with Itchycoo Records, and «Quantum Morphosis», a self-released independent triptych (available on itunes and all major platforms).
SAMA’ then started her career in Cairo in 2013 as an Audio Engineer, Music Producer, Audio Trainer and Sound Designer for films. In 2016, she partnered with Eka3 to start a publishing agency of its first kind called Awyav, which represents independent artists from all over the Arab world.
In 2017, as she was about to settle in Paris, SAMA’ decided to change her artist name from Skywalker to SAMA’ her original name which means Sky in Arabic.
In 2017 SAMA’ was selected as a Laureate by the French Institute to attend a six months residency at the International City of Arts in Paris, in order to work on her next album and live show.