Sheikh Hady Basmeih was born on November 17, 1986 in Kuala Lumpur. His father, Mansur, who is also a musician popular with the boogie woogie style of piano playing has been his source of inspiration ever since he was young.
Hady took his first musical steps at the age of 8, by learning the piano from his father. It wasn't until he was 17 that Hady's father taught him to play the classical guitar. He honed his skills as a guitarist (playing classical and electric) developing a unique style that was an amalgamation of his ever expanding musical tastes.
Hady is also known as 'Hady Afro' and was interviewed by MIRROR Magazine as a role model for Malaysia Youth on Unity association in 2011.