Rashid Niyazi was born March 3, 1981, belongs to the family of traditional musicians. The son of famous harmonium player Ustad Karim Niyazi, start learning under the guidance of Tabla Maestros Ustad Hasmat Ali Khan and Ustad Akram Khan Ajrara Gharana Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. He passed the High School from U.P Board and Diploma in Tabla from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad. He has start to perform young age in music concerts and had very successful concerts Sangeet Kalakar, Kal Ke Kalakar, Chintamani and Motunga Festival in Mumbai, as well as Harballabh Festival in Jalandhar, Punjab. He has played tabla for various TV channels ETV, Prasar Bharati, etc. He has also performed with Ustad Shahid Parvez, Adnan Khan and Moinuddin Ahamed. He aprod many shows on All India Radio and also performed with many Sitar Vadak, guitar Vadak, Sarangi Vadak Ustad Kamal Sabri in Muscat Festival. Participates in the opening ceremony and closing ceremony of the XIX Commonwealth Game 2010 Delhi. It also participates in Yuva Utsav 2015 and Sangeet Natak Pratibha the Sangeet Academy.