Sabyan, 'Islamic music' and popular culture

Sabyan, 'Islamic music' and popular cultureThe music craze among Indonesian Muslim millennials these days centers on Sabyan.  (Shutterstock/File)

The music craze among Indonesian Muslim millennials these days centers on Sabyan. With its Middle Eastern-style, gambus musical genre, the group’s hit song Habibal Qalbi (Love of My Heart), had 171 million views on YouTube by June — the fourth most popular Indonesian song on the digital platform. 


Muhammad As’ad

 

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