Rapping has subsequently moved in the Indian music industry and music lovers have loved the genre. The trend of rapping in India started with Punjabi rappers taking over the music industry and adding their rap in songs.
Lately, the Punjabi rapping trend has become a new thing for youngsters to enjoy the songs. There are some of the Punjabi rappers who have made it big in the Punjabi music industry. Some of the popular Punjabi rappers are:
Yo Yo Honey Singh
Honey Singh started as a session and recording artist, and later on became a bhangra music producer. He has also begun to produce music for Bollywood films. Honey Singh gained popularity after the hit song ‘Lak 28 Kudi Da’ in 2006. He is known for songs like ‘Brown Rang’, ‘High Heels’, ‘Dope Shope’ among others.
Badshah is known for his Hindi, Punjabi, and Haryanvi songs. He has collaborated with hit Punjabi singers like Gippy Grewal, Diljit Dosanjh, Manj Musik, Raftaar among others. He gave his first rap in 2012 with the song ‘Saturday Saturday’ which was an instant hit. His single, ‘DJ Waley Babu’ was ranked number one on chartbusters within 24 hours of the release.
Raftaar is one of the most amazing rappers of Punjabi music industry. He started rapping in 2012 with the song ‘Majnu’. Raftaar gained popularity with his 2014 song ‘Swag Mera Desi’. He won the Best Urban Song Of The Year award for Swag Mera Desi at the Brit Asia Awards in 2014. After his success in Punjabi music industry, he moved into Bollywood with the song ‘Tamanchey Pe Disco’ in 2013. He has given hit songs like ‘Dum Maro Dum Maro’, ‘Tu Mera Bhai Nahi Hai’, ‘Toh Dishoom’ among others.
Bohemia started doing rap songs even before it was a thing. He gave his first rap album ‘Vich Pardesan De’ in 2002 to music lovers. Later on, his next two albums ‘Pesa Nasha Pyar’ and ‘Da Rap Star’ were even bigger hits, which made Bohemia the king of rap. He has won many awards at PTC Punjabi music awards for his contribution to the music industry.
Ikka Singh made his debut in Bollywood music industry with the hit song ‘In Da Club’ for the 2015 movie ‘Tamanchey’. He has given some amazing raps for the songs like ‘Khat’, ‘Half Window Down’, ‘Sheesha Down’ among others.
Who is your favourite rapper among them?