Soulja Boy makes this duo almost famous

Updated: Jun 14, 2019, 08:06 IST | Mohar Basu

Mumbai-based musicians collaborate with American hip-hop bigwig for latest single

Soulja Boy makes this duo almost famous
Soulja Boy

Electronic DJ duo Almost Famous are set to unveil their latest track, Breakout, in collaboration with American hip-hop artist Soulja Boy today.

Rishab Sadarangani of Almost Famous tells mid-day, "We have been working along with Hollywood artistes since a year and have realised that we were creating the same kind of music as our international peers. We started blending Indian instruments like the shehnai, flute, tumbi, sitar and tabla [ with international tunes]. We are happy to see how well the hip- hop scene in India has evolved." Bandmate Simarjeet Saini suggests the duo approached the international artiste's manager to discuss a collaboration.

"We made a couple of songs for Soulja, and he instantly thought it was [good]. We completed this track in 18 minutes. In fact, we produced it on our laptop in Bombay last February."

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