Tariq is a Juno nominated singer/songwriter and recording artist living on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded lands of the Coast Salish Peoples–Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, and Musqueam First Nations–in East Vancouver, BC. Tariq’s music career spans two decades during which time he has released six full-length albums and one EP. He has also performed extensively across Canada and Europe, both as a solo artist and with his band, Brasstronaut. He has been a radio host for CBC Radio 3 and currently teaches lyric writing at UBC’s School of Creative Writing. His writing has appeared in The Walrus, Sad Mag, and Fine Magazine. Tariq is at work on a memoir about music and belonging titled NO PAKISTANI COWBOYS.

Tariq is represented by Laura Cameron.