Interview By: AAKANSHA SHAKHEWAR
He has given the industry a new taste with R&B – Bhangra Fusion. Staring from fusion of Urban and Bhangara which hit the Asian pop charts, he has made his way in Bollywood and has been rocking since then. His latest release is the single ‘Get Down’ in which he collaborates with Juggy D and Ikka and is already topping the charts and his previous single ‘Maula’ in collaboration with Farhan Saeed had 3,000,000 + views in just an hour after its release. We speak to him about his music and more…
How has your journey been so far in the industry?
The journey in industry has been really good. I came acrossa lot of good people in the industry while working on many of my projects.
How evolved do you feel in all these years?
By moving from London to now living in India,as I have changed places, it’s an evolution in itself also I’ve evolved from different music industry and I feel great.
What was the best part of 2018?
Working with universal music on songs like ‘Maula’, ‘Get Down’ and also on my own music. Working on ‘Pal Pal Dil Ke Pass’ for Sunny Deol film. Also working on‘Gully boy’s has been the best part for me of 2018
Which is your favorite album?
I don’t really have a favorite album. I listen to many genres so I don’t really have anything particular to call it as my favorite. Being from London, living in America and doing music in India, my scope for music is very vast. I love Spanish music as much as I loveIndian music. My music is multi-genre so I listen to a lot of different genres of music.I would love to mention R.D Burman’s ‘Yeh Vaada Raha’ song is one of my old time favorite.
How was the experience collaborating with the new artists?
I love collaborating with new artist. As I grew up in an environment where I have been looking at new music brought up by new artists, it’s been fun working with them. Finding new talent in the country I am in, it’s been very interestingto come across such a talented artist.
What is the best part of the music industry according to you?
According to me, people produce different types of music that have different tastes of its own.A lot of people love fusion of music which is a great thing for me.Listening to hip pop, Spanish music and many other kinds of music, people get used to listeningit, as they are all different and at times a fusion.
What changes have you seen in the industry from the time you entered Bollywood Music?
When I entered Bollywood, I wasn’t living in India I was living in UK. This is the first time I am living here so Idon’t really know what the differences are from the time I entered but now, I can talk about it. It has been a very interesting experience so far. The music industry does evolve a lot.