About Hatim

R&B | Soul | funk

Hatim is a Sudanese-Canadian singer and songwriter based in BC, Canada. With a background that takes him across continents, his sound is rooted in R&B with explorations into Funk, Neo-Soul, Pop and the music of his East African & Middle Eastern roots. He fuses vulnerable lyrics, lush soundscapes, solid grooves, intricate harmonies and his signature brand of vocal delivery over groove heavy, funk-inspired R&B production to create a uniquely distinctive sound that represents his journey through life. Most recently, he released his 7 song EP “Playing Hearts” which chronicles the ups and downs of the search for love over a musical landscape that incorporate elements of R&B, Pop, Neo-Soul, Hip-Hop, Dance and East African rhythms. 

In addition to the thousands of streams on his recorded music, Hatim has garnered campus, community and commercial radio play across Canada, as well as critical acclaim for his work from outlets including CBC Music, Earmilk, WeWriteAboutMusic, Boulimique de Musique, Canadian Beats and The PR Press. He has also received major grant awards from Creative BC and F.A.C.T.O.R, as well as receiving the final prize for Music BC’s Canadian Songwriting Challenge 2021.