Born in Azare Bauchi State, El-Rasheed is an indegene of Gombe State in Nigeria. The Abuja based artiste is a Graduate of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria with a B. Sc in Industrial Design (Glass Technology) and trained in Microsoft Certified Systems Engineering(MCSE).
El-Rasheed readies two singles titled Baby! Baby!! Baby!!! and Babu Kamar Kauna-MetroMix, culled from the EP myHEARTBEATz, a Prelude to the Album titled JAARUMI. His style of music is a blend of genres – contemporary Pop, Soul, Reggae, R&B and trado-African melodies, with inclination to Northern Nigerian (Hausa) flavor.
His unique vocal style and music developed from extensive listening to an eclectic collection of artistes, and environmental influence, through a lifetime. Delving into active music is in recent years; he has had several performances, the responses he got giving him more confidence to vigorously pursue a career. He says, “The response was so delicious that once I tasted it, the appetite grew voraciously, engulfing me totally.”
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