Beating drums and Duff

Q 3: What is the ruling on beating the drums and Duff (a tambourine-like instrument without bells)?

A: It is not permissible to play the drums at all, as it is a kind of vanity. However, using the Duff is permissible only when used by women at weddings to announce marriage, as indicated by the authentic reports.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings of Allah be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family and Companions!