Muhammad Taufik Bin Batisah, (born December 10, 1981 in Singapore) (Jawi: مهمد تيوفيك بن بتيسه) is the winner of the first season of the reality TV series Singapore Idol. He is a Singaporean of mixed Bugis and Indian descent. Taufik attended Boon Lay Primary School, Jurong Secondary School and is a graduate of the Singapore Polytechnic. Taufik first started out as a singer in a local group called Bonafide playing a mixture of hip-hop and R&B with fellow rapper, Mark Bonafide. Taufik participated in the first season of the reality TV series Singapore Idol in 2004.