Hesham Abdul Wahab joins us this episode to give insight of his musical career beginnings. He is a young, talented singer/songwriter of Indian decent but grew up in the Middle East. He performs in multiples languages such as Hindi, Urdu, Malayalam and English. Since his introduction to Sami Yusuf’s Andante Records in 2011, he has been working on his first album. The album is titled, “Qadam Badha,” and should be released in the coming months.

Per Andante Studios website:

“Hesham is inspired by traditional Indian harmonies, and the music of great historic composers constantly rings in his ears. When he sings, he expresses his spirituality through a highly individual brand of music that calls upon classical and world music sources that make Hesham a truly unique artist.”

You can follow Hesham Abdul Wahab’s Twitter @HeshamAW_AR and on Facebook.

In addition, in this episode you’ll find out about:

  • How Hesham got started in music
  • How Hesham felt the first time performing with Sami Yusuf
  • Upcoming Andante Records album details
  • Why Hesham doesn’t like the word “fans”
  • Sun Spring

    It’s absolutely wonderful Episode… I love it :))) and thank you Mr walid for passing my qus :) god bless you

    • Greed for Ilm

      No problem! I’m glad you enjoyed it!