Nasheed artist and songwriter Irfan Makki’s songs offer up vibrant imagery with the innocence of a child-like observer and the wisdom of an elderly man, blended with world beat percussion, South Asian rhythms and a distinctive urban R&B vocal style. A sensitive songwriter with a humble stage presence, Irfan has performed all over the UK, US, and Canada, sharing the stage with such artists and friends such as Dawud Wharnsby Ali, Zain Bikha, 786, and the US based hip hop group Native Deen.Read More
Born in Pakistan and migrating to Canada with his family as an infant, singer/songwriter Irfan Makki grew up within a community celebrating the diversity of cultures. Enchanted by dreams of utilizing his own voice in recitation and song, Irfan began to hone his own natural vocal talents. Throughout his teen years he immersed himself in the development of his unique musical style. The blessing of growing up against the multicultural city-scape of Toronto ensured that not only was he surrounded by a diverse Muslim community, but also encircled by a vibrant arts community.