There's no one like you: Xulfi's appreciation note for Hassan Raheem

Music video takes us back in time, with it’s 60s set and costumes, and Hasan Raheem’s groovy moustache

Entertainment Desk June 24, 2024

Renowned Pakistani singer-songwriter and Coke Studio producer Xulfi recently took to Instagram to express his admiration for fellow artist Hasan Raheem, specifically lauding his performance in the new Coke Studio Season 15 song Turri Jandi which he sang alongside Shazia Manzoor. In a heartfelt post, Xulfi shared a clip from the music video and delivered a moving tribute to Raheem's unique artistry in the new song for which he served as co-writer and producer.

"In my almost three decades of making or performing music, l've been blessed with my paths crossing with so many wonderful artists. I'm grateful for them for various reasons. For you, l'm grateful for an interesting reason. You initiate a curiosity in me," Xulfi began, highlighting the special impact Raheem has had on him.

He continued to elaborate on what makes Raheem stand out: "You're intriguing. With the way you talk, the way you write, your choice of words, your melody sense, your expression, it is such a unique signature. There's no one like you. That's for sure."

Xulfi went on to praise Raheem's contribution to their new song, stating, "Turri Jandi is one of those stories that I'll never forget we told the world. And this story couldn't have been told without you. Your lyricism, your singing style, your aura and now you're acting as well... It's heartfelt and soulful."

Reflecting on a past memory, Xulfi added, "I remember going through a post a few years back where you were practising boxing or a similar sport. Noticed you had a moustache then. I realised that suddenly it feels you're not of this time... Somehow you are but you are also not. Somehow some of my curiosity about you was answered then of why you're so unique. And at that point, I made up my mind about you in the Turri world." Concluding his praise, Xulfi emphasised the profound impact Raheem has had on the music world: "Today, you've made the world or rather worlds your own, and Im ecstatic about that. Will never forget our songwriting sessions for this. It took us time, but it was worth it."


Raheem took to the comments section of the post to thank Xulfi for the praise, “Thank you, this means a lot,” he wrote.


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