Is Music Haram?
Allah(SWT): “And of mankind is he who purchases idle talks (i.e., music, singing) to mislead (men) from the path of Allah…”
[Allah(SWT) said to Shaytaan;] And istafziz [literally means befool them gradually] those whom you can with your voice, make assaults on them with your cavalry and your infantry, mutually share with them wealth and children, and make promises to them. But Shaytaan promises them nothing but deceit.
Allah(SWT) says: “Do you then wonder at this recitation (the Quran)? And you laugh at it and weep not, Wasting your (precious) lifetime in pastime and amusements (singing)”
Hadith on Music being Haram
The Prophet(PBUH) said: “Among my Ummah, there will certainly be people who permit Zina, Silk, Alcohol, and Musical instruments…”
The Prophet (PBUH) said: “there will be people who allow It is clear that the things listed here, including musical instruments, are forbidden in shareeah, but those people will allow them.”