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Saint Levant

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SAINT LEVANT’S REAL NAME

Artist Saint Levant’s real name is Marwan Abdelhamid.

SAINT LEVANT BIRTHDAY

Saint Levant was born on October 6, 2000 (age 23), in Jerusalem

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WHO IS SAINT LEVANT?

Saint Levant is a multilingual rapper who became known for his trilingual song “Very Few Friends,” which dropped in 2022. He also gained attention for his strong activism on Palestine as well as his stance against toxic masculinity.  

SAINT LEVANT HEIGHT

176 cm / 5,8 ft 

WHERE IS SAINT LEVANT FROM?

Saint Levant is French-Algerian and Palestinian-Serbian. 

HOW DID SAINT LEVANT GET FAMOUS?

Saint Levant became famous for his song “Very Few Friends,” which dropped in November 2022 and received around 2 million views on YouTube in less than a month. He became well known for his multilingual rapping style; his songs usually include English, French, and Arabic. 

HOW MANY LANGUAGES DOES SAITN LEVANT SPEAK?

Saint Levant grew up speaking three languages: English, French, and Arabic.

WHERE DOES SAINT LEVANT LIVE?

Currently, Saint Levant is based in Los Angeles, USA.

WHAT IS SAINT LEVANT’S ETHNICITY?

Saint Levant is Arab.

IS SAINT LEVANT MUSLIM?

Saint Levant is Muslim. 

WHERE DOES THE NAME SAINT LEVANT COME FROM?

Saint Levant explained that the French word “levant” stands for “to rise” and is also a term used to homogenize the Middle East. 

WHO IS SAINT LEVANT DATING?

It is rumored that Saint Levant is in a relationship with Haitian-French artist Naïka. They have been teasing the relationship on social media and in their music.

SAINT LEVANT TOUR

Saint Levant will embark on a world tour starting September 22, 2024, for his new album, Deira, which was released on June 7, 2024. 

2000

On 6 October 2000, Marwan Abdelhamid (Saint Levant) is born in Jerusalem.

2007

Marwan and his family are forced to flee the Gaza Strip and relocate to Amman, Jordan.

2020

Before taking on the stage name Saint Levant, Marwan wrote and published the songs “Jerusalem Freestyle” and “Nirvana in Gaza,” which started to gain traction for his unique rap style of combining traditional Arabic music with R&B and hip-hop, as well as use of the songs as a platform to discuss important political issues.

2022

Saint Levant receives his Bachelor's degree in international relations from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

In November of the same year, Saint Levant releases his single “Very Few Friends,” which garners around 2 million views on YouTube in one month and became a hit on TikTok and Instagram. 

2023

On the 6th of March, Saint Levant releases his first EP, “From Gaza, with Love,” which he dedicates to his first 10 years growing up in Gaza.

2024

Saint Levant signs with Universal Arabic Music (UAM) and releases his album “Deira,” which is the name of the beachfront hotel his father Rashid designed located in Gaza City, which was later destroyed by bombings in 2023. The album features many tracks that discuss Palestinian struggles and activism. 

Saint Levant performs at Coachella 2024 with his unmistakable white tank top and announces his tour that kicks off in September 2024.

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