Abdallah Al Rowaished was born in 1961 in Kuwait. At a young age he discovered a love for music when he started to play the lute. In 1973, Rowaished established the Al Roba'y group with three friends. The group was widely popular among the Arabian Gulf countries. However, the group disbanded in 1979, since then Rowaished has focused on his solo career. Rowaished began his solo career in the early 1980's with the release of his first album entitled "Rihalti", which was released in 1983.