New York, October 2, 2018 – New York based hip-hop recording artist Shiv and world renowned music maestro AR Rahman joined forces to create a breakout hit single, Hayati, for legendary director Mani Ratnam’s blockbuster multi-starrer Chekka Chivantha Vaanam.
The lyric video garnered 1 million YouTube views in 24 hours, and now stands at 3 million views in just 7 days (at print). With Shiv’s quick flow and original lyrics, Lebanese- American singer Mayssa Karaa’s fluid vocals, and AR Rahman’s unique Arabic trap music production, Hayati has also rapidly climbed up the charts into the iTunes Top 10 of various countries. As an artist, Shiv has been honing his craft for over 15 years and has independently released 4 albums (as the lyricist and artist) just in the past year and a half on all music platforms such as Apple Music, Spotify, SoundCloud, and more, all to positive reviews.
Known for melodic hooks, harmonies, and intricate lyrical content, Shiv delivers a variety of tones housed within a unique signature sound, tying together to create a unified message of good intentions & easy living; the artist’s philosophical MO. For more on Shiv’s upcoming productions, visit ThoughtsForNow on Instagram, www.beatjnkiemusic.com or e-mail [email protected]