Income of a nasheed artist

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Q: Is a nasheed artists earnings halal.He doesnt use music but he does vocals only in his cDs And he gets paid to sing nazams at shows/tours etc…Events


A: We have not come across any kitaab showing that this type of an art can be used as a source of income.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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