Yacoub is a veteran in the Jordanian and regional independent music scene. He started his career back in 1999 as a bass player with renowned Jordanian ensemble “Rum” led by composer Tareq Alnasser. He then went on to form his own project under the name زمن الزعتر (SIgn of Thyme) which served as a vehicle to produce his compositions and arrangements in 3 albums: زي كل الناس 2004, زاد 2008 and الخبز in 2012. He also released an album under his personal name in 2011 entitled كزرقة أنهار عمان . Yacoub’s work has always been an ongoing attempt to express - through music - the extreme diversity of influences that one is subjected to by living in this area and in this time, and by that portraying the capability of cultural, spiritual and emotional growth within the societies in the region.