Divine (rapper) ❣️
Birth nameVivian FernandesBornAndheri, IndiaGenresDesi Hip HopOccupation(s)RapperLabelsSony Music India, Gully Gang Records
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Divine started his career as an underground rapper in 2011. He began rapping in English, but later switched to Hindi. He was part of the hip hop crew called "Mumbai's Finest". His track "Yeh Mera Bombay" received the best video of the year award by Rolling Stone India in 2014, which was a success in the underground. His track "Mere Gully Main" with Naezy went viral and many Bollywoodcelebrities shared it on social media.
Divine obtained the attention of Sony Music India in the Blue Frog Festival in 2014 and then signed to Sony. He released "Mere Gully Main" under Sony on 16 April 2015. He then collaborated with popular Indian DJ Nucleyain a track called "Jungle Raja" on Nucleya's album "Bass Rani", which helped him gain more popularity. The track "Jungle Raja" won Best EDM track of the year in the GIMA Awards in 2015. He also collaborated with Mohali-based Punjabi rapper Sikandar Kahlon in a track called "Ryder Music" on his mixtape "Last Resort", which released on 28 December 2015.
On 24 March 2016, his debut single "Jungli Sher" released under Sony and it ruled the charts. He took Jungli Sher to the Breakfast Show ahead of BBC Asian Network Live on 29 April 2016. Divine appeared on the BBC Asian Network in the Charlie Sloth Show and did a freestyle session with Charlie Sloth. He was also featured on Brapp TV.