Nawaf Fahed, better known as Daffy, is a Kuwaiti singer, songwriter, and producer. Growing up surrounded by music, he started out singing at the age of 9 and began writing songs at 15. Upon joining the group known as “Army of One” in 2004, Daffy and the group released several singles, albums, and music videos over the years and built a fan bas across the region as one of the pioneering hip hop/R&B groups.
In early 2014, Daffy became a member of Outlaw Productions, taking his career to the next level. Soon after, he released a single and music video titled “Samboosa” in the summer of 2014. The single produced by DJ Outlaw quickly took the region by storm, getting more than 100,000 views on YouTube in the first week of its release. It was then aired on MTV and other music channels on high rotation. Soon enough, the video hit over a million views.
With a team of six artists divided between Bahrain, Kuwait, and Jeddah, Outlaw Productions has released various singles, albums, mixtapes, and music videos that have taken the region by storm. The team continues working on bigger projects and collaborating with different artists, taking the local scene to the next level.
Upon opening a brand new, officially registered recording studio in 2013, Outlaw Productions also offers production services including recording, composing, mixing, mastering, radio commercials, and theme song production for companies that are looking to have that edge in the scene.
In July of 2016, Daffy released a collaborative album with Outlaw Productions artist Flipperachi and produced by DJ Outlaw. The album titled “9ARAT” shot up to the number one spot on the iTunes MENA charts immediately after its release, and it includes hit single “EE LAA”. The music video of “EE LAA” was also released in July, 2016 on YouTube and quickly gained a massive buzz, hitting a whopping 20 million views. The single also led the iTunes MENA general and hip hop charts, getting to number 1 on the charts only a couple of days after its release.
Music videos of the singles "Khameeskom Falla" and "Shino AlKalam Hatha" were also released this year; "Khameeskom Falla" features social media stars Tareq Al Harbi & Shuaib Rashed while "Shino Alkalam Hatha" features renowned actress Shojoon Al Hajri (Shooji). Both videos proved successful as they have accumulated over a million YouTube hits each.
Daffy’s sound fuses hip-hop, R&B, soul, jazz, reggae, and a bit of Arabic/Middle Eastern, blending different cultures in a unique sound. Currently planning new projects, Daffy has a lot in store and continues to work towards taking his music to new heights.
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