Manchester born Yasser’s career began at the tender age of twelve when he was employed by CBBC to take part in a number of shows across the channel. Throughout his school years he was a regular volunteer at his local hospital radio station. His interest in radio presenting began here.
Yasser is the host of the Asian Network Drive show, and Official Chart. He can also be found on CBBC fronting The Playlist and has featured on Trending Live on 4 Music.
It's an honour to be hosting the infamous drive time slot on the BBC Asian Network. I've been an avid listener for years and it’s a dream come true to be hosting such a big show.- Yasser
He can be regularly heard across BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra, and has also fronted the BBC Introducing Stages at Glastonbury, T in the Park, plus Reading and Leeds Festival.
As well as music shows, Yasser presented Young, British and Sober, a documentary for the Asian Network.
He is a skilled DJ having held residencies at some of the biggest clubs in the world including Sankey’s in Manchester and The Leeds Warehouse. Known as Mr Yazzur on YouTube, his unique presenting style, quick wit and sense of humour attracts hundreds of thousands of hits across the world on his comedy videos.
Manchester born Yasser first started at the young age of 12 at CBBC when he was invited to take part on a number of shows across the channel.
During his high school years he would sit around at the local hospital radio station absorbing the radio craft.
Yasser volunteered at Leeds' biggest community radio station Fever FM whilst still at university, presenting a weekly evening show.
Not long after getting the breakfast show at a community station, the largest Asian radio station in the Northwest, Asian Sound Radio, hired him on as their chart show host.
Still doing his degree, Yasser was involved in his student radio station LSR FM where he presented his comedy show, The Lazy Eskimo Show and a specialist Asian Beats music show.
A few months later Yasser won Best Male Presenter and Best Specialist Music Show at the Student Radio Awards. At the same time, he was also nominated for four National Student Television Awards, winning Best On-screen Male and Best Comedy for his presenting work on his student TV station, Met TV.