Generally, Islamic music has been constrained to the human voice and percussion (duff or drum). Yet, inside these requirements, Islamic singers have been both modern and imaginative. Depending on the magnificence and concordance of their God-given voices, Muslims utilize music to help individuals to remember Allah, His signs, and His lessons to humankind. In Arabic, these sorts of tunes are known as nasheeds. Historically, nasheed is in some cases held to portray music that comprises just of vocals and going with drum, however a more current definition permits instrumental backup, provided the songs verses stay devoted to Islamic themes.
Muslims hold different opinions about the adequacy and points of confinement of music under Islamic guidance and law, and some chronicle Nasheed singers are more extensively acknowledged than others by the Muslim majority. Those whose melodic verses concentrate on standard Islamic subjects, and those whose ways of life are relegious and conservative, are by and large more broadly acknowledged than those with more radical music and ways of life. There are schools of Sunni and Shia Islam that believe that instrument use in the nasheed is not permitted, but rather most Muslims now accept a more extensive meaning of acceptable Islamic music.
Ahmed Abdul Rahman Bukhatir (born on 16 October 1975) is an Emirati Islamic singer. Born in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Ahmed Bukhatir has turned out to be a popular symbol in Sharjah for his Islamic melodies known as Nasheeds. Ahmed sings his nasheed with no melodic instruments in regard to his religious values. Ahmed began Islamic recitation of the Holy Quran at an early age, be that as it may it was not until 2000 he released his first collection Entasaf Al-Layl followed by five more albums, latest being Hasanat which was released in 2007.
Ahmad Bukhatir has been singing for a good span of time. The UAE singer , who was born in Dubai, used to sing for his family; sing at school; sing for his close friends and, when nobody was around, he even used to sing to himself.
Presently 35 years of age, the profound Islamic singer has experienced childhood in the UAE as those developments were occurring in the country, however a long way from deploring the old lifestyle, he’s pleased with the advance his country has made.
“I feel fortunate to have been born when I was, in light of how the country has propelled,” he says. “I’m not saying it was terrible before [the changes], but rather it was unique. Everything was too moderate in those days and there was much hardship for many…”
It might have been slow, yet Ahmed has affectionate memories of his young years and particularly the time he spent in the Al Nassariyah neighborhood of Sharjah, where his family moved when he was 10 years of age. “I was put into an auto with my siblings and sisters and taken to what appeared to us like a colossal huge house. It had a tennis court and a swimming pool and we were extremely excited…” he reviews with wistfulness. He talks profoundly of his family and specifically his parents who imparted in him strong values and rules. “My family showed me to be good, fair, steadfast and kind. The young children of today don’t generally tune in to their elders or focus on such standards,” he says, adding that he remembers always being accompanied by relatives. “A great many people had vast families in those days, yet there were numerous ladies in every family and they assisted with the children. The ladies were not educated in those days, so they learnt from each other.
Ahmad’s dad, a prosperous businessman, pushed all his children to succeed. “My dad dependably buckled down, worked hard and urged us to do likewise. We needed to get high grades in our examinations,” he says. “ If I got 19 out of 20 out of a school exam, he would state, ‘Why didn’t you get 20/20?’
Being a Nasheed singer was his own choice and according to him, Allah the Almighty has helped him in many ways. According to him, he gives all the credit of his success to his parents and specially his father. Ahmad Bukhatir thinks that he would have been nothing if it was not for Allah the Almighty and then his father.