- Countries: America
Belly is a Palestinian-Canadian rapper, singer, and songwriter who rose to prominence in the hip-hop scene during the 2000s. Born Ahmad Balshe in Jenin, Palestine in 1984, Belly moved to Ottawa, Canada with his family when he was a child. He first gained attention in the music industry as a songwriter, working with notable artists such as The Weeknd, Beyoncé, and Travis Scott.
Belly released his debut mixtape, “Death Before Dishonor,” in 2007, which was followed by several more mixtapes and albums over the years. In 2015, he signed to Roc Nation, the record label founded by Jay-Z, and released his critically acclaimed album “Another Day in Paradise” in 2016. Belly’s music is characterized by his introspective lyrics and his unique blend of hip-hop and R&B.
One of Belly’s most popular songs is “American Nightmare,” which was released in 2023. The song features haunting piano chords and a somber melody that perfectly complements Belly’s introspective lyrics about the harsh realities of life in America. The instrumental for “American Nightmare” is available for download, and it is perfect for anyone who wants to create their own version of the song or use it for their own creative projects.