Aarifah Rebello is an aspiring singer-songwriter and musician based out of Mumbai. Her mother’s terrific vocal strength and her father’s keen curiosity – while playing with strings on the guitar, meddling with keys on the piano, or the countless number of family jam sessions – truly inspired her for this art.
She has been singing and playing for college competitions and church events, and at the same time, flitting from one band to another during her college years. She has played at venues like Cool Chef Cafe, Out of the Blue, Phoenix, and Palladium amongst various others.
Her strongest influences are singers like Pink, Christina Aguilera, Norah Jones, Sara Bareilles, Michael Buble, Jason Mraz, Ed Sheeran, Gavin DeGraw, Evanescence, etc. Because of her name, she has a strong bond with Aretha Franklin. She has not gone through any vocal training but has learned fairly well through persistent questioning and her observation.
Her most notable achievement is being placed second at Asia’s biggest cultural fest, IIT Mumbai’s 'Mood Indigo', for the solo singing competition, 'Singing the Indigos'.
She is currently piecing together a band that can promote her originals and will be recording soon, along with various videos on YouTube to pump it out on her social media, showcasing her strength in being herself.