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Indian rapper MC Stan featured on Times Square

Stan recently wrapped up his Basti Ka Hasti India Tour.

Indian rapper MC Stan (Image: Instagram/@m___c___stan)

Indian Rapper and hip-hop artist MC Stan was featured on the iconic Times Square billboard in New York. His recent collaboration with Indian American DJ/ producer KSHMR for ‘Haath Varthi’ was promoted by Spotify.

"It feels incredibly amazing to witness myself getting featured at Times Square. It has truly been a dream of mine to take Indian hip-hop to the international stage and this is definitely one of the most momentous occasions in my career," Stan told ETimes TV. The song will feature on KSHMR’s first-ever Indian hip-hop album ‘Karam.’

Sharing the video on Instagram and celebrating the achievement, Stan wrote, "Straight to Times Square from Mumbai's slums." According to reports, the artists have also been featured on billboards displayed in three major American cities such as New York, Los Angeles, and Nashville.

The Indian Rapper, born on August 30, 1999, hails from an Islamic family in Pune, Maharashtra. He recently featured in Colors TV's reality show Big Boss and won a trophy along with a cash reward and a car. Stan wrote his first rap song when he was in class 8. Some of his popular songs include Khuja Mat, Ek Din Pyaar, Broke is a Joke, and Basti Ka Hasti. He has released two albums - Tadipaar and Insaan.

Meanwhile, Stan recently wrapped up his Basti Ka Hasti India Tour which commenced on March 5, 2023, after performing in 10 cities, including Hyderabad, Mumbai, Indore, Bangalore, Nagpur, Pune, Kolkata, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, and Delhi.