When Akshay Kumar heard Manj Musik’s (Manjeet Singh Ral) new single Worldwide Punjabi, he favored it a lot that he determined to announce it on social media. For sure, Manj was thrilled as a result of he has been working with Akki since 2007 — first along with his British Bhangra band RDB (Rhythm, Dhol, Bass) on Rafta Rafta (Namastey London), Paisa Paisa (De Dana Dana Dan, 2009), and many others. after which as a solo artiste in Singh And Kaur (Singh Is Bliing) and Go Pagal (Jolly LLB 2) amongst others. Manj speaks to us about his new songs and why he selected to surrender RDB submit his brother and bandmate Kulraj’s demise in 2012.
TWO NEW SINGLES
Manj’s new monitor is taken from a Hollywood movie Tiger: The Film, which is a few Punjabi boxer preventing discrimination to take up the game professionally. “The filmmakers wanted a robust tune about Punjabis like Shera Di Kaum in Speedy Singhs (2011). So, we created this one and approached American rapper Fats Joe, and featured underground Punjabi artiste Sikander Kahlon to offer it a hip-hop flex,” Manj tells us. He has additionally launched a peppy dance quantity, Ajj Naiyo Sawna with Sophie Choudry, which he states is nearly having enjoyable. “That is the primary time I’m rapping in Hindi,” he reveals, admitting that he was nervous since he doesn’t have the proper command on the language.
PLENTY OF PROJECTS
The musician will quickly come out with singles comparable to Time (with Ranjit Bawa) in addition to Munde Punjabi aside from a collaboration with Raftaar and a lot of different hip-hop artistes. He may also launch tracks by indie artistes on his new label. “In Bollywood, I’ve two extra movies with Akshay paaji; one thing with Sajid Nadiadwala, a tune like Sadi Gali (Tanu Weds Manu) for Tanu Weds Manu 3 and extra. I’ve Desi Hip Hop 2 arising, too and a cameo in Gully Boy,” he quotes.
GOING SOLO FROM RDB
Manj went solo from RDB after he misplaced his brother Kulraj to mind tumour. He says that the transition was a bit rocky initially as a result of followers have been emotionally connected to the band. “It was nearly like I used to be disgracing and letting them down. However, when Kuly paaji handed away, I couldn’t get a grip. I alone wasn’t RDB, so, it wasn’t proper to provide and launch music underneath that venture identify. Right now, I’m keen to take successful if I give a flop tune as Manj Musik however not as RDB,” he causes. Nonetheless, now, listeners have lastly accepted the artiste. “They see a glimpse of RDB in my music,” he indicators off.