Biography His full name is Yassen Namiq who was born in Sulaimania, which is a major city in Kurdistan part of south Kurdistan.
Since his early childhood his passion to music and his talent was obvious to his family, colleagues and his teachers from whom he got lots of support. At his
early age he was selected to the musical theatre when his musical career formally started. He modernized traditional and folkloric Kurdish songs, giving it wid
appeal, freshness and making it appealing to the new, younger generation.
He became well known for his new "Happy Style" of Kurdish music which blends the Western style with the Kurdish rhythms and probably was the first mo
era Kurdish singer to cross the borders and reach out to a cosmopolitan audience.