Shahin Najafi

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Shahin Najafi
شاهین نجفی
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Najafi in September 2013
Background information
Birth nameMorteza Najafipoor Moghaddam
Born (1980-09-10) 10 September 1980 (age 41)
Bandar-e Anzali, Iran
GenresRock,classical, jazz, metal, blues, reggae, electronic, rap, folk, folklore, pop, Alternative, funk, Jazz, world, fusion
Occupation(s)Musician, singer, composer, author, political activist, poet, philosopher
Instrumentsvocals, guitar, electric guitar, bass, setar, Bouzouki, trumpet, flute
Years active2005–present
LabelsTapesh 2012 (2006–2008), Pamas-Verlag (2008–2009), Sharr Music (2010), Dyaloge (2018–present)

Morteza Najafipoor Moghaddam (Persian: مرتضی نجفی‌پور مقدم; born 10 September 1980), better known as Shahin Najafi (Persian: شاهین نجفی), is an Iranian musician, composer, singer-songwriter, poet, author, philosopher, and political activist.[1] He is a controversial singer in Iran because his songs are about the theocracy, poverty, sexism, censorship, child labor, execution, drug addiction and homophobia of Iran and criticize them.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Shahin Najafi in Interpretation of news program (Voice of America)". International public broadcaster. Voice of America.Template:Dead Youtube links
  2. "Interview with Shahin Najafi". MANIHA website. Archived from the original on 2009-05-07. Retrieved 2022-02-01.
  3. "Interview with Shahin Najafi and more information about illusion album". Deutsche Welle. Archived from the original on 11 July 2010.