Qari Abdul Basit, one of, if not the most famous reciters of The Qur’an.
Oh, he’s playing the Oud here, like a boss.
So, music is haram, right?
Yes, Music is haraam and this does not change anything.
The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Verily Allah, Mighty and Exalted, sent me as a mercy to the worlds, and in order to eradicate string instruments, the flute and others pre-Islamic pagan practices.‘[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 79, p. 250, no. 2] .
The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Music is a charm of adultery.’[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 79, p. 247, no. 26]
Imam al-Sadiq (as) said, ‘Singing (or music) is one of the things that Allah, Mighty and Exalted, has threatened to requite with the Fire, and this is the purport of Allah’s verse: “Among the people is he who buys diversionary words that he may lead [people] astray from Allah’s way without any knowledge, and he takes it in derision.”[ Qur’an 31:6]