Understand Nanku Changed into Into Loverboy for Current Tune ‘Loopy’

Current Delhi singer-producer Nanku (previously identified as Udbhav) has teamed up with hip-hop oldschool Yo Yo Honey Singh to introduce a total original aspect to himself

Anurag Tagat
Nov 21, 2022

Current Delhi hip-hop artist Nanku. Photo: Rijul Seth

A lesser-identified reality about Current Delhi artist Nanku that he’s intentionally played down is his connection to pop/hip-hop oldschool Yo Yo Honey Singh. “I’ve identified him since my childhood,” says the 24-twelve months-historical.

As it turns out Nanku’s father is a family buddy of Singh’s and find grow to be a mentor and financier for the latter’s song occupation. He dilapidated to loiter around with Singh at the same time as the hits rolled in and find grow to be a family title. When Nanku bought into making song in his children, his father instructed Singh about his son’s hobby in song manufacturing, sharing a remix of a Pharrell song. “Then I purchased into [New Delhi crew] Teesri Duniya and all of that and we lost contact.”

It modified into as soon as with the launch of his 2021 EP Milansaar – below his erstwhile moniker Udbhav – that he bought a 3 am name from Singh. Nanku says, “All of us were sound asleep so I couldn’t gain it up. I awoke around 4: 30 or so and noticed it. ‘O teri, Honey bhaiya ka missed name aaya.’”

That’s led as much as the launch of his newest single and song video “Loopy,” an affable fancy song that has the total markings of a signature Nanku tune – from mischievous songwriting to Bollywood references in the “O-ji A-ji” from Anil Kapoor-starrer My Title Is Lakhan. This time, on the other hand, “Loopy” also has mainstream Indian pop finesse. It’s bought a glitzy song video exhibiting a squeaky orderly Nanku leading his dangle dance strikes and romancing his liked (portrayed by actor-mannequin Jayati Narula) in a admire automobile and on the dancefloor.

With the song video and song released on Yo Yo Honey Vow’s channel, “Loopy” is inching shut to 1,000,000 views on YouTube. Nanku says he’s continuously played down his family connection on story of he knew they’d seek for at him fully in a different way. “Otherwise other folks would be like a flash to judge, ‘Iska toh ho hi there jayega [He’s on his way to assured success].’ I judge no one would seek for at the exhausting work I’d achieve in to this level,” Nanku explains.

Peaceable, he recounts returning Singh’s name at 4: 30 am. “He nearly bought enraged in a comic e-book device. He mentioned, ‘Hain? Yeh koi time hota hai artist ke sona ka? [Is this a time for an artist to be asleep?]’ That’s when he instructed me a pair of note he wanted me to produce,” Nanku says. He despatched a demo help inner a day and modified into as soon as indirectly invited to Singh’s studio in Current Delhi in February, requested to bring his musician company as smartly. It led to him – besides to producer-singer and Teesri Duniya mate Karun – turning into fragment of Singh’s song-making crew.

“I wrote ‘Loopy’ inner two weeks of becoming a member of. I modified into as soon as watching how songs were written at that point, on story of I modified into as soon as coming from a completely completely different web page,” Nanku says. There’s but every other song that modified into as soon as also readied in this time, however the artist says it’s “gonna come out after I’m entertaining with a gym body.” Even for “Loopy,” Nanku says he lost 15 kilograms for the song video.  

Singh’s inputs were taken on story of Nanku says it’s in response to decades of journey in the Indian song world. “He did negate it fancy, ‘Yeh mera input hai. Tera gaana hai, tu dekh isko. [This is my input but it’s your song, so you decide].’ I come from a psychedelic songwriting world with obscure lyrics and thoughts and deepest emotions. Commercial song is a total science, even supposing,” Nanku says.

For a prolific artist fancy Nanku, it’s now exclusively about quality over quantity now that he’s working with Singh. “I haven’t viewed anybody fancy Yo Yo Honey Singh. He has more energy than us, he’s on that level,” Nanku provides.

Understand the video for “Loopy” below.

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