Nabihah Iqbal

Nabihah Iqbal is a musician, producer, DJ, and broadcaster from London.

Her debut album, Weighing of the Heart, was released via Ninja Tune in December 2017 and she is currently an artist-in-residence at Somerset House.

Aside from working on her own music, Nabihah has hosted a bi-weekly show on NTS Radio since 2016, which draws on her studies in history and ethnomusicology to explore musical traditions and cultures without boundaries.

She has also been a BBC radio resident since June 2018, presenting shows on BBC Asian Network and BBC Radio 1.

The Live Work fund will support Nabihah’s plans to spend 2021 focusing on writing and recording her second album. She also plans to explore and develop new ways of performing and presenting the music to live and digital audiences.

Nabihah Iqbal

Nabihah Iqbal, image credit Shahir Iqbal