EarlyGame Artist of the Day: Kharfi

Kharfi is one of the younger producers in the Italian EDM scene, and he's going stratospheric!

Kharfi
Kharfi live in concert! | © Kharfi

Kharfi is one of the younger producers in the Italian EDM scene.

Born in 1997 in Italy with his Moroccan origins, he has already played in some of the most important Italian festivals, receiving support by top artists like Kiesza, Diplo, The Chainsmokers, Don Diablo Giovanni Allevi and by media like Dj Mag, Dancing Astronaut, ThisSongIsSick and NestHQ.

He joined the roster of Doner Music, an Italian label/management founded by the Italian producer Big Fish. They immediately make a collaboration on the track “I Can Feel This”, which has been premiered by on Diplo & Friends on BBC Radio 1 at the beginning of 2016, and it's released on Diplo's Mad Decent.

Kharfi's debut single is “Hei Bae”: 1st in the Italian iTunes Dance Chart, aired on the main Italian radios, 1st in the MTV Italy Dance Chart with the official video and 1st in the Spotify Viral Chart (Italy) “Hei Bae - Radio Edit” launches Kharfi in the heart of the Italian dance scene in the summer of 2016.

From 2017 to 2019 he released a couple of singles like “Bye Bae” and “Only One" which both reached more than 15 Million streams on Spotify.


He opened up for artists like Skrillex, Steve Aoki and Martin Garrix.

At the end of 2018 he released his first project "Grattacieli"

And his latest single, "Don't Waste My Time", reached the dance chart TOP10 in Italy at the first week.

Music and Gaming

What is your favorite video game soundtrack?

NFS

Who's your favorite video game music composer?

Hikaru Utada

What’s your favorite video game?

Kingdom Hearts

What inspired you to do music?

Skrillex and Avicii

What video game are you currently playing?

Kingdom Hearts

Would you ever like to write music for video games? What would it be like?

I would love to make EDM Chill Music for games

How important is music for video games / video games for music?

70%

That was our interview with Kharfi - enjoy!