AROOJ AFTAB

Pop/Art Song/Folk / World Fusion • Saudi Arabia
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Pakistani singer, composer, and producer Arooj Aftab creates a captivating blend of neo-Sufi, classical minimalism, jazz, electronic music, and other disparate styles. As a teenager in the early 2000s, she played a significant role in helping to develop her country's independent music movement, then moved to New York City, where she became active as a film composer at the end of the decade. Throughout the 2010s, Aftab's broad stylistic mix was reflected in her performances, which ranged from major venues like New York's Lincoln Center and Berlin's Haus der Kulturen der Welt to smaller jazz and indie rock clubs. Her choice of collaborators is similarly diverse and includes names like Esperanza Spalding, DJ /rupture, and Vijay Iyer. Her first two albums, 2014's Bird Under Water and 2018's Siren Islands, earned critical acclaim and in 2022, Aftab became the first-ever Pakistani artist to win a Grammy Award when the song "Mohabbat," read more...
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AROOJ AFTAB Siren Islands album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Siren Islands
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2018
AROOJ AFTAB Vulture Prince album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vulture Prince
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2021
AROOJ AFTAB Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily : Love In Exile album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily : Love In Exile
World Fusion 2023
AROOJ AFTAB Night Reign album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Night Reign
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2024

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Bird Under Water
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2014

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