Tamer Nafar is a musician, actor, screen-writer, and social activist. Nafar grew up in Lyd, a mixed city of Palestinians and Jews 20 minutes from Tel Aviv, home to one of the largest drug markets in the Middle East. As a teenager, Tamer discovered hip-hop and became the world’s first Palestinian rapper. His lyrics and activities reflect the Palestinian struggle, women’s rights, and the promotion of alternative art within a conservative society.
In 2022 he played the role of Khaled in the comedy “Hummos Full Trailer” one of the most successful movies in Israeli theatre for 2022.
Today, Tamer is acting in the new theatre play “How to make a Revolution” by Einat Weizman, playing the lead role of nonviolent leader, Issa Amro.
He recently signed a deal with RoboMagic’s Management and Empire for a new English EP “In the name of the Father, the Imam & John Lennon”. Two singles were dropped: “The Beat Never Goes Off” ft. MC Abdul & Noel Kharman & “Arabs Say KHOD”. The full EP will launch in Spring 2023.