Abdullah Siddiqui makes it to the Forbes 30 under 30 Asia List

Winning Accolades

The highly talented electropop singer who took Pakistan's indie music platform by storm, Abdullah Siddiqui, just made it to the Forbes Under 30 under 30 Asia List and we couldn't be more proud. The singer, who rose to fame through his original track Resistance on Nescafe Basement's Season 5 in 2019 announced the exciting news on social media and is a little dazed. "Forbes 30 under 30. I’m completely stunned and so incredibly grateful," he said. "To everyone who helped me get here, thank you." According to the magazine, which titles him as a producer, "Siddiqui began producing English-language electronic music at the age of 11 and started releasing it as an independent artist when he was 16. The native of Lahore has appeared on Nescafé Basement, a Pakistani TV series that showcases the music of underground artists. He has written and produced music for some prominent singers in Pakistan, including Fawad Khan, Meesha Shafi, Shamoon Ismail and Aima Baig." Big names from the industry congratulated the star on this huge achievement as soon as the news broke on social media.