Zain Bhikha

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Zain Bhikha
Zain Bhikha.jpg
Zain Bhikha in 2008
Background information
Born (1974-08-09) 9 August 1974 (age 44)
Pretoria, South Africa
Origin South African
Genres Islamic Nasheed
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, Musician
Years active 1990–present
Labels Jamal Records/Mountain of Light
Associated acts Yusuf Islam, Dawud Wharnsby

Zain Bhikha (born 9 August 1974) is a South African singer-songwriter who performs Islamic nasheed songs. Associated with other Muslim musicians, including Yusuf Islam and Dawud Wharnsby, Bhikha has collaborated on albums and also released several solo albums.[1]

Bhikha sometimes performs with a drummer and several backup vocalists who were the African singers in the Disney cartoon movie The Lion King.[2]

Current work[edit]

On 24 April 2008, Bhikha participated in an international annual singing competition, named the Al Mahabbah Awards Festival, in Abu Dhabi. Bhikha was accompanied by the aforementioned drummer and backing singers. One song they performed was "Peace Train", composed by Yusuf Islam.[2]


External links[edit]