‘There’s more to me than Bol­ly­wood party num­bers’

... says rap­per Bad­shah, who is now will­ing to ex­per­i­ment with his mu­sic style

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He’s got mu­sic lovers danc­ing to his tracks at ev­ery party, but rap­per — pro­ducer Aditya Singh, pop­u­larly known as

Bad­shah (left) says there is more to his craft than just dance num­bers.

“I know I have been do­ing a lot of typ­i­cal Bol­ly­wood party songs, but hon­estly, there is a lot more to me than just that; and if the au­di­ence al­lows me to cre­ate (new mu­sic), then I will do it. I will be happy to do it. I don’t think I will ever be com­fort­able and sat­is­fied with the work that I am do­ing,” says Bad­shah, who has given hit tracks such as Dhip Chuk, Satur­day Satur­day and Abhi To Party Shuru Hui Hai.

“I want my fans to ex­pe­ri­ence my jour­ney through my mu­sic. I have fi­nally re­alised that I am a re­served guy. I don’t talk much, ex­cept for with my fam­ily and friends. I now want to tell ev­ery­one what is go­ing on in my life through my mu­sic,” he adds.

The rap­per has col­lab­o­rated with com­poser Anirudh Ravichan­der for a track in an up­com­ing Tamil film. This, ac­cord­ing to Bad­shah, will help both of them.

“Firstly I am a great fan of Anirudh, so I couldn’t let go of the chance to work for him. Se­condly, it will help me reach peo­ple in the south and help the mak­ers of the tracks to reach out to my fans in the north,” he says.

I’ve been do­ing a lot of typ­i­cal Bol­ly­wood party songs, but hon­estly, there is a lot more to me than just that

—Bad­shah, singer

PHOTO: SHIVAM SAX­ENA/HT

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