Miri Yusif

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Miri Yusif
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Background information
Born (1977-10-27) 27 October 1977 (age 41)
Baku, Azerbaijani SSR, USSR
GenresHip hop, acoustic, soul
Occupation(s)Rapper, songwriter, actor, film director and producer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1996–present
Associated actsDayirman, Emin Efendi, Aygün Kazımova
Websitewww.miriyusif.com

Miri Yusif (born 27 October 1977 in Baku, Azerbaijani SSR, USSR), is an Azerbaijani rapper, singer-songwriter. Miri Yusif first emerged as a hip hop artist, part of Dayirman, which released their critically acclaimed debut album Qurd in 2001.[1]

In 2010s, despite the commercial dominance of hip-hop during this period, he found success with his reggae and soul fusion album "Karma", peaked at number 1 in the Azerbaijani Albums Chart in 2010.[2][3]

In 2014 Miri Yusif played one of the main roles in the film "Half of the World" (Yarım Dünya). The film gained a lot of popularity in Azerbaijan.

Albums[edit]

  • “Avara” (2006)
  • “Karma” (2010)
  • “Karvan” (2011)
  • “Nirvana” (2012)
  • “Ağ Qarğa” (2013)
  • "RastAman"(2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blair, Betty (2001-03-19). "Dayirman: Rap Music for New Generation". Azer.com. Retrieved 2009-04-20.
  2. ^ Vishnevsky, Felix. Мири Юсиф. Рождение "Белого ворона" - ФОТО. 1news.az (in Russian). Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  3. ^ Мири Юсиф выступил с концертом – ФОТО. oxu.az (in Russian). Retrieved 26 June 2014.

External links[edit]

Miri Yusif's channel on YouTube