Shawn Mims, Raftaar and DJ BlackOut

After Badshah making it to international news since he has collaborated with the American electronic music composer trio Major Lazer. And now second Indian rapper Raftaar has teamed up along with American hip-hop artist Shawn Mims and American Grammy Award-winning record producer-engineer-composer DJ BlackOut.

It was in May when the “Toh dishoom” hitmaker came face to the dancehall inspired music track “Baby marvake maanegi”. A few days back Shawn Mims, whose stage name is Mims, expressed his desired to work with Raftaar and sent him a new version of “Baby marvake maanegi” with his vocals and produced by BlackOut. Raftaar said in a statement;

I have always believed that our country has great talent and legacy when it comes to music. Instead of Indians looking towards the West for inspiration and collaborations, it’s time the West turn their focus to India. I’m very humbled with the gesture by Mims and would love to work with him on my next track.

Also a lyricist and composer the rapper had created a special rap for the 2016 Hollywood film “Passengers”.


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