Everyone involved in the Indian rap music scene recognizes the phenomenon of the underground rap sensation and youth icon that is Raftaar. Needing no introduction Raftaar is superstar rapper who has taken Indian rap arena to the world with his super hit tracks like Swag Mera Desi, Sheikh Chilli, Black Sheep, and Goat Dekho, just to name a few.
Raftaar has now collaborated with Vi to represent their key theme “SpeedSeBadho” with the song also called Speed Se Badho which was written, composed, and produced by none other than Raftaar in his unique style showing how Vi is getting on with a concept of connecting people faster. Speed Se badho has got lot of attention with catchy rhythm, snappy lyrics, and exciting music video garnering millions of views across social platforms.
Vi has made is pretty sweet for Raftaar fans, as they can listen to all his superhit songs in Crystal Clear HD (you can actually feel it) and with No ADS (yes, no advertisements) for whole 6 months, that’s like a super Raftaar style – Bheed main Sadho Ya SpeedSe badho.
The service can be accessed from the Vi App in partnership with Hungama, do give it a shot.
Raftaar, The All-Rounder
Raftaar AKA Dilin Nair, advanced in his rap career through the underground rap scene in Delhi and made his way up the ladder through rap battles, sweat, effort, and rhymes.
His upbringing also naturally drew him to the vibrancy of Punjabi music, and all these experiences made his transition to a more expressive and deep Indian rap genre that went far beyond talking about money, fame, or the usual rap themes.
Raftaar is celebrated for his lyrical rap music, but that is not all that he is known for the young Dilin who began his career as a dancer before he ventured into rap, participating in the reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, and later even became a judge on Dance India, Dance Battle of the Champions.
Apart from releasing multiple hit singles, EPs, and albums, Raftaar has also involved himself in film music as a rapper, singer, composer, and lyricist, with Bollywood rap songs like Badle Badle from Vikram Hitlist, Whistle Baja from Heropanti, Dhaakad from Dangal, A Flying Jatt’s title track, and much more. (you will find all this and more ad free in HD quality on Vi App)
Building Kalamkaar – Nurturing Young Artists
Raftaar is also a co-founder of Kalamkaar, an independent Desi hip-hop record label. Kalamkaar is focused on giving every good rap artist a chance to shine and be heard. Raftaar believes in nurturing young artists and building their confidence by just giving them a chance to show the world who they are.
Today, the artists at Kalamkaar are keeping themselves busy with different projects that bring them exposure, with ample opportunities for them to learn on the job and make a name for themselves.
And in the same way, Raftaar is also building his vast portfolio as a rapper, mentor, and entrepreneur one step at a time.
The “Speed Se Badho” Formula
Raftaar is journeying full-speed ahead, following his dreams and making them successful realities. He has become an inspiration to many young rappers, both in the underground rap space and commercially, and is continuing to compose some of the best rap songs of today.
Listen to his latest collaboration with Vi called Speed Se Badho here!
Saying so Vi has your back, with the host Vi offers on an unparalleled 5G experience with faster Internet speeds, lower latency, and better bandwidth. Experience Raftaar’s songs in HD quality on Vi! Head over to Hungama Music on the Vi app and enjoy the best rap songs of today ad-free for six months!