The paradigm shift is here and Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan is the name.
Coke Studio is a Pakistani musical platform and international music franchise which is known to revolutionize the music scene in Pakistan. It features live studio-recorded music performances by established and emerging artists. It is one of the longest-running annual television music show in Pakistan, and has been running annually since 2008.
Coke Studio combines a myriad of musical influences, from traditional classical, folk, Sufi, qawwali, ghazal and bhangra music to contemporary hip hop, rock and pop music. The show is noted for promoting Pakistan’s multiculturalism by inviting artists from various regions and of various languages to collaborate musically.
The biggest musical platform is known to be run by the maestros of the industry Rohail Hyatt Strings Ali Hamza & Zohaib Kazi.
However, this time around, Coke Studio has roped in the best of the best; the mastermind behind Nescafe Basement – Xulfi aka Zulfiqar J Khan.
Previously upon announcing his exit, Hyatt had shared how former EP frontman will be an apt replacement for him in the popular show. Moreover, when asked if Hyatt became active on social media after taking a break from CS, he replied, “I am sure CS is being planned but not by me.”
Now, Coke Studio has confirmed the Waqt crooner is indeed taking the reigns and heading CS. “Shuru Karien? (Let’s Begin?),” the Twitter handle of CS tweeted, while tagging Xulfi earlier today.
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