Punjabi rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh real name is Hirdesh Singh. It is undeniable that Honey Singh has been hip-hop’s and rap number one trendsetter ever since he joined the scene in 2006. He combines hip hop with rap music making him very appealing to fans. He gained instant stardom by belting out hits such as Main Sharabi, Angrezi beat and Lungi dance. He had the whole nation in his grasp with his raps. His songs made people roll their sleeves and pull their lungis and party all night. Honey Singh knew just right how to make people high on music. He became the brand of music and nothing could stop his rising stardom. Industry experienced that whichever song has Yo Yo Honey Singh’s name to it was an instant hit. He is also believed to be one of the top music producers and one of the best rappers in India who has worked with the biggest superstars of the country.
His Journey from WagonR to Rolls Royce has seen many ups and downs. Yo Yo Honey Singh who has not only given us a variety of party numbers with breathtaking locations but also popularized rap culture in India. He earned a humongous fan base who support and adore him for his stellar performances in the music. This singing sensation has won hearts all over India especially he ruled punjab music industry. He has been won many awards including Zee Cine Awards 2014, MTV EMA Award, PTC Punjabi Best Music and more this had made his way to the top. He made his acting debut with the 2012 Punjabi film “Mirza: The Untold Story”. He has put his acting skills to test in 3-4 more movies like The Xpose, Zorawar but did not proved to be as good as he is a music composer or a rapper. He said in an interview “I tried acting and I realised it is not my cup of tea. I think I should not do it.”
After signing with labels like Tseries and Univesal Music, he began to experience success across the pond. With Countless collaboration with the Bollywood legends of Industry includes Amitabh Bachan, Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar. His collaboration with Fellow singers include Diljit Dosanj, Neha Kakkar, Badshah, Jasmine Sandlas,Jazzy B and the list goes on and on. There was a sudden disappearance of Yo Yo in 2016 for two years. Singh was missing for a long time, rumours about him checking into rehab for alleged drug abuse started floating in the media. He Battled with bipolar disorder and alcoholism in about 18 months, he has made a comeback in Bollywood, this time even stronger. and rock the party. He made a stunning comeback with songs like Dil chori, Makhna and Chhote chhote peg in the film Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety.
Love Honey Singh or hate him, he’s the one who’s once ruled the Bollywood & Pollywood music industry by his music & rap. Today, people may not include Honey Singh in the top ten lists of the best rappers. But he brought revolution to the Indian music Industry and made rap music popular in India. He topped the chart of controversy also, he had heated arguments with Badshah, Raftaar, Shahrukh Khan also he is booked by court for lyrics used in his songs. His songs and love of fans covered this all.
Hits: Chaar Bottle Vodka, Sunny Sunny, Party All Night, The Folkstar, Never Done Before, International Villager, High Heels, Lungi Dance, etc.
Networth: $25 Million
Labels: T-Series, Universal Music
DOB: 19th March 1983