DAMI DAMI!! UNB releases visuals for new song
Rapper UNB premiered the music video of his highly anticipated song ‘Dami Dami’ in an event held at Infinity Futsal Arena in Daragaon on Saturday. The video features some of the best dancers Sikkim has produced including the late Premkit Lepcha. Applying vital jolts of energy in the video, Sidhika, Krishna and Tulsi also make appearances. Additionally, the MV also has cameos from models like Rubaru Mr Global India, Tseteej Shiwakoty, dance crew like BRSTP from Namchi, Sikkim Dance Crew, Paul Studio, Dynamic Flickers, Funky Hop, Funky Fresh and rappers from in and around Gangtok.
The ‘Chogyal’ hitmaker while speaking to the crowd said that the song is his version of ‘Bir Gorkhali’ by Mantra. “What I want people to remember from this video is that Sikkim has what it takes to dominate the country. We all artists are ‘Dami’ and we want the whole nation to know that.”
In the first 24 hours, the music video gained 20,000 views on YouTube. ‘Dami Dami’ is a follow up to his incredibly successful song ‘Chogyal’.
The premiere was attended by featured rappers, dancers, models and journos from different media houses. SKM functionary, Sonam Wongchuk attended the event as guest of honor. Citing names like The Notorious B.I.G, Tupac Shakur and Yama Buddha Mr Wongchuk applauded the efforts of the rapper to unite artists and make something as creative as ‘Dami Dami’.
UNB also performed songs like ‘Letter From Heaven’, ‘Hum Bhi Kya Kum Hain’ from his repertoire.
Lepcha folk band ‘Sofiyum’ gives a heady performance at TedXChennai
Sofiyum – the first of its kind Lepcha folk fusion band based out of Gangtok, was formed in the year 2011, with a common love for fusing traditional Lepcha folk songs with contemporary styles of music. It is a seven-member band with Mickma Tshering Lepcha on Vocals/Tungbuk/Puntong; Ongyal Tshering Lepcha on Vocals/Guitars/ Tungbuk; Phursong Lepcha on Vocals/Percussions; Choki Lamu Lepcha on Vocals/Percussions; Leeyong Lepcha on Guitars; Rathap Lepcha on Drums/Tangdar and Chyuzong Lepcha on Bass.
The band was formed with a common love for fusing traditional Lepcha folk songs with contemporary styles of music.
Recently, the band made its appearance at TedXChennai where the band mesmerised the audience with their folk music revealing the stories of fishing, animal freedom, and survival with modern music styles. The band also delivered a talk at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
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Banika Pradhan soulfully covers ‘Ukali Orali Haru Maa’ | Must Listen
Ukali orali haru maa’ the melodious song of legendary Nepali singer Lt. Tara Devi is now soulfully covered by Kurseong, (Darjeeling district) born celebrated singer Banika Pradhan. Banika uploads the cover on her YouTube channel as a tribute to legendary Tara Devi.
Banika is an award winning singer and has been a prominent and celebrated face in the music conclave or industry of Nepal.
Tara Devi was a Nepalese singer. She is known as the “nightingale of Nepal”, having recorded over 4,000 songs during her lifetime