Born in Canada, Abbas grew up in Paris, France and forayed into the world of arts and music at a young age. His childhood music experiences included advertisements and other public broadcasts. Over time, he continued his involvement in the world of drama, music and modelling across his moves from France to Canada and Great Britain. He is now signed with Rishi Rich Productions through Tiffin Beats Records famed for launching other acts including Jay Sean, Juggy D and Mumzy Stranger. Commonly referred to in music press as the next Jay Sean , Abbas performs in French, English, Urdu and Hindi. He was named Bachelor of the Year for 2010 by Asian Woman Magazine, included in Asiana Magazine's Most Eligible Bachelors List for 2010, and has been included in a list of Top 10 Most Handsome South Asian Male Models in the UK, compiled by an event management company named KZ Entertainment. Abbas is playing the lead role in a Malayalam–language Indian film titled Mazhavillinattam Vare.He is playing the role of a Pakistani cricketer named Yassin Mubarak Azad. He was cast in the film after Pakistani cricketers Mohammed Asif and later Mohammad Hafeez were replaced from the role.The film drew controversy when Mohommad Asif was dropped from the film due to match fixing allegations.