Yasmine Hamdan is a Lebanese songwriter and actress and she is based in Paris. She became famous for Soapkills, a duo she founded with Zeid Hamdan. They have the same last name, but they aren’t related. The first album released by Soapkills was called Bater in 1999. Soapkills was one of the first independent electronic bands in the region. She is considered an icon of underground music in the Arab world, so give her a listen.