Rappers IKKA and Raftaar have cause for celebration as their latest collaboration, Angaar, recorded 6.4 million views on YouTube in two days. “Angaar” sees IKKA and Raftaar reunite after 10 years and as the word suggests, it’s a fiery pun in rap music recounting their collective experiences with hip-hop and society.
Speaking of “Angaar” Raftaar said: “IKKA and I are brothers, and” Angaar “is our dream collaboration and I am so proud to finally see the light of day.”
The central thought of “Angaar” comes from comments from IKKA fans, and he wrote his verse with the hook, after which Raftaar jumped on it with his own verse.
One fan “loved the energy that was given to this song”, another said it was “one of the best hip hop songs from this era of”, another tweeted: “This is pure fire !! “
The song is part of IKKA’s “I” album.
“I”, my first hip-hop album, is a dream come true for me. The name of the album is about me, it’s the first initial of my name, and is also inspired by an invincible comic book character. I have been blessed to be a part of Indian hip hop since its inception and what I cannot say to the world I say through words in my songs on ‘I’, ”said IKKA.