Egyptian vernacular poet who became known as a folk hero in Egypt. He won the 2013 Prince Claus Award for Unwavering Integrity.
His father died when he was young, and he lived in an orphanage until he was seventeen.
He was appointed a United Nations Ambassador by their poverty action committee.
He was born to Mohammed Ezat Negm and Hanem Morsi Negm and he had one older brother.
He became well-known for his friendship and collaboration with Sheikh Imam.