Sharifa Releases New Single “WEIRD”
Sharifa, Photo By: Ben Bradish-Ellames
Sharifa, an exceptionally talented 18-year-old musician, producer, and artist has released his newest single “WEIRD.” This new track comes from Sharifa’s keen ability to blend various genres into something not only entirely new but also exciting.
On “WEIRD,” Sharifa’s idiosyncratic style takes center stage. He offers an unusual bounce that will awaken your mind while also leaving you captivated. The track delves into dark metaphors, exploring themes of hiding identity and feeling outcasted. These elements help to create an unfamiliar yet intriguing atmosphere.
The song boasts a cinematic piano, punchy rap bassline, and a peculiar hi-hat design. Together a one-of-a-kind alternative rap and pop sound is born. The vocals are impressive, providing a sense of comfort and familiarity amidst the unconventional musical elements. Adding to the overall cinematic experience is the involvement of film director Tyrus on the music video.
Sharifa has a passion for alternative rap, pop, and R&B. He effortlessly layers sounds from a range of instruments into DAWs. In addition, he infuses his music with a mesmerizing energy that captivates audiences worldwide. He is not only a skilled producer but also a gifted multi-instrumentalist who expertly weaves his pop and hip-hop lyricism into compositions. His innovative approach to music has also earned him numerous accolades. These include features on prestigious platforms such as BBC Radio by Jess Iszatt, Noctis Magazine and The Dapper Mobster.
“The multi-instrumentalist avoids any rule book or standard categorical practices. Sharifa evinces mature emotional intelligence and inward-looking storytelling subconsciously based on his life experiences and struggles.” (Karolina Kramplova, Noctis). Together with an unmistakably unique style and an undeniable potential, Sharifa’s future in the music industry is full of promise. Having grown up in a close-minded town in the East Midlands, Sharia is now based in London, where he continues to push boundaries and develop his craft.