Cairokee (Arabic: كايروكي) is an Egyptian rock band founded in 2003.
Current members are Amir Eid (vocals, guitar), Sherif El Hawary (lead guitar), Tamer Hashem (drums), Sherif Mostafa (keyboard, vocals) and Adam el-Alfy (bass guitar). Their main influences are Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Bob Dylan and Coldplay.
- 2011 Matloob Zaeem (مطلوب زعيم)
- 2012 Wana Ma'a Nafsy A'ed (وانا مع نفسي قاعد)
- 2014 El Sekka Shemal (السكة شمال)
- 2015 Nas W Nas (ناس و ناس)
- 2017 No'ta Beida (نقطة بيضاء)
- 2019 Abna'a Albuta Al So'da (أبناء البطة السوداء)
- Give a Man a Fish...: "Give the people a fish, and they will eat for a day. Teach them how to fish and they will eat everyday" is said in the song "Nas Beteros We Nas Betmoot" ("Some people are dancing and some people are dying").
- Heel Realization: In "Marboot B Astek" the protagonist witnesses a woman being harassed at a club. At the end of the song he tells her that he is not like the other men there, but a moment later realizes that he actually is just as bad as them.
- Heinous Hyena: In the music video for "Marboot B Astek" the harassing men are depicted as hyenas, while the woman is depicted as a Cat Girl.
- Parody of Evolution: The March of Progress appears in the video for "Dinosaur" with each of the individuals carrying a musical instrument.
- Performance Video: Many of their music videos consists of the band just performing the song, such as "Hodna" or "Hatlena Bel Ba'y Leban".
- Portmanteau: Their name is a blend of "Cairo" and "Karaoke".
- Surreal Music Video: The one for "Dinosaur" is full of Deranged Animations, such as animated figures in an Ancient Egyptian mural smoking weed together, or an astronaut riding through the desert on a robot horse. The chorus especially is full of various animated pictures cut together at a fast pace.