Popular Indian rapper Badshah says rappers are gaining in popularity in Bollywood music.
Badshah delivered hits like “Saturday Saturday”, “Kaala Chashma” and “Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai”.
“I think opportunities for rappers are increasing in Bollywood and it is a good sign. Earlier in our country, rapping was not considered as a proper art form, as it is not a song. But now, incorporation of rap in Bollywood songs, is giving rappers a chance to show their talent and it is coming to the mainstream,” Badshah said.
He will be judging an upcoming music reality show named “Dil Hai Hindustani” on Star Plus.
Talking about his association with the show, he said: “There are three participants who are rappers. So I think this is a sign how rapping is coming to the mainstream. We will get to see some new talent with their new perspective on rapping. I am quite excited to watch them perform.”
“Dil Hai Hindustani” is picking participants from across the globe to celebrate Hindi songs.
“Hindi film songs are the best of everything — whether it is lyrics, melody and talented singers. Our music is respected throughout the world. If I talk about recent times, I went to Malaysia to perform and people asked me to sing ‘Tum hi ho…’ – CINEWS