Known world-wide as the creator of Punjabi rap, Bohemia is a rapper and a music producer from California. He started his career as a near-novelty, a Desi teenager from California, delivering, hardcore rap music, a style of music which was unheard of at the time. But within a few years he has pretty much reinventing the Desi pop music scene and influenced not only youth to start rhyming Punjabi lyrics to hip-hop beats, but the Bollywood superstars as well.
Bohemia quickly gained popularity with his debut album, ‘Vich Pardesan De’ [In the foreign land] hitting Top 10 on BBC Radio UK. ‘Pesa nasha pyar’ [Money, intoxication, love] became the first Punjabi rap album released by a major label in history. It brought. This brought his creation of ”Punjabi rap” to mainstream recognition, making Bohemia pioneer of a new genre of music known as ‘Desi-Hip-Hop’ or ‘Desi-rap’.
‘PNP’ hits #2 on Maxim magazine’s Top 10 downloads, and #3 on Planet M chart India. Bohemia appears in XXL magazine New York. He enters Bollywood with the title track for Warner Bros. film ‘Chandni Chowk to China’, appearing in the film with Akshay Kumar. Next he works in the film ‘Desi Boyz’ to set the scene for Sanjay Dutt‘s cameo. Da rap star, his second album receives 4 nominations at the UK Asian, including. ‘Da rap star’ also remains #1 on Planet M chart several weeks. Bohemia tours the world in 2009 performing all over America, Europe and Asia. He has appeared on many of Universal India’s mega-compilations.
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