FishSamak band was established by Jowan Safadi, a Palestinian alternative singer, songwriter and guitarist, from Nazareth. He is the front man of the bands FishSamak and X as well as the former Lenses, that produced 3 studio albums before they disbanded.

In 2008 his single Ghool made it to number one on local radio charts. Since that time other singles have followed, and the album Namrud was released in February 2012.