|Break The Noise Records, the recently formed label from the Rishi Rich camp has unleashed it’s second offering on the world.Following the success of ‘Das De Tu’, the label’s debut release last month, Break The Noise Records continues with its pledge to bring new and exciting talent to the fore as it delivers the exceptional track ‘Kanipatu’ featuring the amazing writer, poet and rapper ‘Yashraj‘.Kanipatu, inspired by the word “Kanipettu”, means to wait or expect, (in Telegu). The song pays tribute to the everlasting spirit of Mumbai the city that like New York, never sleeps, and references to how everyone is equipped to deal with all hurdles and challenges they face in Mumbai city.Speaking about the song, Yashraj says: “Kanipatu is my take on the Mumbaikar spirit and how we have been raised by this jungle-like-city. Mumbai has a very cut-throat environment and functions on the ‘survival of the fittest’ principle. |
Kanipatu is my salute to that spirit.”Yashraj is a 20-year-old musical marvel straight outta Mumbai. He describes himself as a kid who’s more himself on stage than in normal life. The young artist is no newcomer to the limelight having performed throughout his school and college life and receiving critical acclaim from both his peers and the industry.Supported by artists like Marshmello, Lost Stories, Zaeden, DIVINE, Ritviz to name a few; this hip-hop prodigy believes in doing things differently, experimenting and putting so much work into it that it seems effortless.Yashraj doesn’t have a selective audience: “It’s like some of my songs if I rap them my friends and people of my age group would really like it, and if I read the same things a little slower to my parents, even they would flip! So basically everyone who’s willing to accept a new sound, a new approach to things,” he says.