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Punjabi Hip-Hop/Rap and Pop superstar AP Dhillon, who is gearing up for his first documentary series “AP Dhillon: First of A Kind” starring Gurinder Gill, Kahlon & himself, held a star-studded premiere of the four-part docuseries in Mumbai last night.
Reportedly, Indian Hip-Hop superstars MC Stan, Badshah and King attended the intimate red carpet ceremony alongside Indian cinema’s influential actor and rapper Ranveer Singh, Punjabi Pop and R&B pioneer Harrdy Sandhu.
Further, Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who hosted the “Bigg Boss” TV show which Stan won earlier this year, joined Dhillon and Shinda Kahlon at the massive premiere.
Directed by Jay Ahmed, the “AP Dhillon: First of A Kind” docuseries is slated to release on August 18th 2023 via Amazon Prime Video.
First announced on August 3, The evocative preview captures Dhillon’s historic rise to global rap royalty and features an appearance by Mass Appeal‘s cult figure Nas and day ones Gurinder Gill and Shinda Khalon.
As per Dhillon, the docuseries is his affecting message to “fellow creatives who are paving the way for our culture to go global” and urges that “it is time to unite so that the world can recognize our movement.”
The brief gathering of these influential artists arrives amidst consistent releases in their careers.
Most recently, Badshah debuted ‘Gone Girl’ as the lead single from his forthcoming rap LP “Badworld”. The LP is slated to release later this year. Indian emcee and singer King is gearing up for his massive “Champagne Talk Global Tour” and “New Life” LP.
While MC Stan linked up with KSHMR & Indian rap superproducer Phenom on the flagrant rap record “Haath Varthi” and premiered the “Regret” music video from ‘Insaan’ LP, the Pune Hip-Hop pioneer is gearing up for his forthcoming album featuring Tyla Yaweh.
In fact, Dhillon has been releasing back-to-back singles after a long hiatus from Punjabi music. Most recently, the legendary Punjabi singer dropped the Punjabi pop record “With You” written by Kahlon.
Besides the latest single, Dhillon linked up with influential Hip-Hop filmmaker Spike Jordan on “Sleepless”. The infectious dance single was preceded by his massive return to global Punjab music with “True Stories” alongside Shinda Kahlon.
Watch the “AP Dhillon: First of A Kind” docuseries preview featuring Nas, Gurinder Gill and Shinda Kahlon.
Stream ‘With You’ by AP Dhillon via Spotify.