Aspire is a 5 member group from Durban with backgrounds in the business, computer technology, and sports management. This is their second CD release following on their previous four popular CD’s under the group name Waahid. They render Nasheeds in English, Arabic, Urdu and Zulu. It is styled to suit today’s youthful tastes combining with spiritual lyrics in Praise of the Almighty and His beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
Aspire are available to perform at conferences, dinners, weddings and fundraising events. They have also performed for multifaith programs. For them it’s been uplifting that they receive compliments of having a spiritual impact on some of the listeners.
Group members are Aslam Nazeer, Zunaid Mtewa, Idris Banda, Zain Mahomed and AK Mahomed. Their latest CD has 11 popular tracks opening with Track 1: Fabi-ayyi ala and includes Track 2: Allahoo Allahoo; Track 3: Have You; Track 4: La Ilaha, Track 5: Maula ya Salli; Track 6: Quamarun; Track 7: Siya Khonza; Track 8: Subhanallah; Track 9: You are; Track 10: Where Ever and ends with Track 11: Ya Rasoolallah. They now have their own recording studio called Cap Recording Studio which has an added advantage. Their CDs are available at the Al-Ansaar bookshop, West Steet, Durban at a cost of R70,00. Support our local Nasheed artists.