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MESUT KURTIS

Biography

Born in Skopje, Macedonia, Mesut is an established performer in the world of Islamic music, singing in Turkish, Arabic and English.

Mesut’s interest in music began during his childhood, when he sang before groups and at local events where he grew up.

Mesut has recorded three albums on the Awakening Music label, namely, ‘Salawat’ (2004), ‘Beloved’ (2008) and ‘Tabassam’ (2013).

He has performed live all over the world including the USA, Canada, Australia, UK, France, UAE and Kuwait. With over 20 million views on YouTube his recording future is assured.

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QUICK QUESTIONS

What is your country of origin?
Macedonia
What’s the best city you’ve ever been to?
Istanbul
What’s your favourite place to hang out?
Traditional coffee shops
What's your favourite album?
Tabassam
What do you listen to while working out?
Any rhythmic upbeat songs
What's your favourite football/soccer team?
Galatasaray
What’s your best habit?
I like to connect and visit with family and friends despite the busy life, building connections
What’s your favourite part of the job?
Travelling and getting to know different cultures
If you could have dinner with anyone living or dead who would it be?
With my wife
Most worn item in your wardrobe?
Jeans
Favourite food?
Hunkar Begendi (a traditional turkish dish)
What was your first job?
I was working as a delivery guy for a factory in the UK to college students
What is the most terrifying thing you’ve ever done?
Taking a bus to Damascus to study Arabic, when I was 18
What is one thing you can’t live without?
My family
What’s your favourite color?
Blue
Funniest person you know?
Wassim Malak
What’s your favourite book?
I was very affected by Fiqh Al-sirah by Muhammad Sa’id Ramadhan Al-Buti
Best gift you’ve ever received?
A piece of Alkaaba’s drape (Kiswa)
One thing you want to try, but are scared to do?
Parachuting
When do you feel most creative?
When I am around nature, especially trees, mountains and rivers

DISCOGRAPHY

Tabassam

Released:

July 2014

Label:

Awakening Music

Availability:

Worldwide

Beloved

Released:

June 2009

Label:

Awakening Music

Availability:

Worldwide

Salawat

Released:

May 2004

Label:

Awakening Music

Availability:

Worldwide