Issam Bayan is a young Muslim living in Germany
Bayan is a young Muslim living in Germany and quite a special nasheed singer.
In a few years, he grew out to be a social media personality and motivational coach
hundreds of thousands Muslims look up to. We’ve had the chance to ask him a few
questions about his journey so far and his plans for the future.
started a nasheed group when he was only 15 years old. ‘I started to sing
as a child in the mosque with other children. We also started to learn Tajweed
[rules of reciting the Holy Quran] together. When I was 15 years old, we
decided to create a nasheed group to sing at public events. From year to year,
more and more people asked me to perform at events and weddings.’
Bayan – Wolidal Huda ولد الهدى [Official Music Video]
many fans from around the world. But does he also get any criticism? ‘In the
beginning, my own friends criticised me. When I started to present my nasheeds
online, it was something strange for them, because I live in Germany and it’s
not usual to see someone who sings Islamic songs in public. But after a while,
they started supporting me, alhamdulilllah ( ).’
not just known for his great songs, but also for sharing motivational words on
his social media channels. ‘I used to only present my work, my nasheeds.
Sometimes I posted motivational words, to encourage someone at his point of
life. Words are weapons and I realised that more and more. I never thought that
I would reach that many people. They motivated me to go on and to do this more.
When I can change someone’s world in a positive way, why should I stop? That is