Divine’s second single from his sophomore album ‘Punya Paap‘ is out and has received all the appreciation, overwhelming response and 2.3 million views just in 24 hours of it’s release. Vivian Fernandes who uses Divine as his stage name has started a never settling wave of Gully rap in India and is one of those artists who are extremely honest to their artform. The rapper first came in spotlight with his single ‘Yeh Mera Bombay‘, now releasing back to back hits, he has made a name for himself in the industry.
With his tragic life story he also inspired director Zoya Akhtar to create the award-winning blockbuster ‘Gully Boy’, which featured DIVINE on five tracks of the soundtrack.
His new single ‘Mirchi‘ also features self-taught Goa-based beatmaker Pinaki Rattan also known as Phenom, UK-based Jamaican Dancehall & Reggaeton maestro Stylo G and Gully Gang affiliate MC Altaf. This flamboyant music video was produced by Gully Gang Entertainment and was directed by Ruel Dausan Varindani and Joel D’souza has alraedy topped the party themed playlists.
Talking about the single DIVINE states, “I’ve experimented with my soundcraft so I’m quite interested in seeing audience feedback to it. We tried to create something that would sound innovative and I feel my longtime collaborator Phenom did a great job on the beat and I knew I had to approach Altaf to join me on the track as well. Stylo G empowers the dancehall element of the single and it’s wonderful to have collaborated with him on this.”
The single has released across all major streaming platforms in association with Mass Appeal India and Gully Gang Entertainment.
(Contributed by Pranjal Sharma)