In the current pandemic where attending a concert poses safety concerns, gig series Live from HQ brings music from exceptional artists right to your home for free. Sixth on the line-up after Sabu, Ramya Pothuri, Dhruv Kapoor, Gaurav Tophakhane and Cinema of Excess is songwriter Sameer Rahat. You can check out his performance on YouTube now.
Mumbai-based poet, singer and composer Sameer Rahat’s musical style is a unique one. He writes Urdu and Hindi lyrics that read like spoken-word poetry and composes music that’s influenced by Western indie-pop and folk music. His debut solo album is entitled Aamad, which means arrival in Urdu.
Check out some of his songs and his Live From HQ set.