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Watch Making Tracks online: Episode 2 Beirut, Lebanon

This week we visit the war-ravaged city of Beirut, once known as the 'Paris of the Middle East'. Beirut is a fascinating metropolis with a 5000-year history and a thriving music scene, which Nick D explores to the full. This week's New Zealand song getting a Lebanese reworking is 'Brother', the 2009 multi-platinum single from Smashproof and Gin Wigmore. The cover artist is Beirut-based musician and producer Zeid Hamdan. Zeid goes to extreme lengths to craft an epic cover featuring the talents of local rapper RGB, and Mustafa Said - a blind master of an ancient middle-eastern instrument called the Oud. Meanwhile, Nick D gets an education on the history of Beirut hip-hop. He also hangs out with Lebanese music legend Tony Hanna, a 70-something-year-old singer and dancer who performs nightly for packed theatres - but never before 3am. The episode is topped off with the reactions of Smashproof's Tyree and Deach to the Beiruti version of their hit song

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