Sidhu Moose Wala

Quick Facts

Full NameShubhdeep Singh Sidhu
Stage NameSidhu Moose Wala
BornJune 11, 1993
BirthplaceMoosa, Punjab, India
DiedMay 29, 2022
Net Worth$14 Million
Place of DeathJawharke, Punjab, India
Cause of DeathGunshot wounds
Other Names5911
OccupationsRapper, Singer, Songwriter, Politician
Years Active2016–2022
Political PartyIndian National Congress
Musical OriginPunjab, India; Brampton, Ontario, Canada
GenresHip hop, Gangsta rap, Trap, Hardcore hip hop, R&B
LabelsSidhu Moose Wala, 5911 Records, Humble Music
Former GroupBrown Boys
Past MembersSunny Malton, Byg Byrd, Big Boi Deep
Debut AlbumPBX 1 (2018)
Popular Tracks“So High”, “47”, “Mera Na”, “Bambiha Bole”
Awards and RecognitionFirst Punjabi and Indian singer at Wireless Festival, Four Brit Asia TV Music Awards, Named by The Guardian among 50 up-and-coming artists (2020)
Notable AchievementsMost number-one singles on the Billboard India Songs chart, First Indian album with over 1 billion streams on Spotify (Moosetape)
Educational BackgroundDegree in Electrical Engineering from Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana; Studied at Humber College, Canada
Early LifeBorn in a Jat Sikh family, Influenced by Tupac Shakur, Trained in music by Harvinder Bittu
Political CareerJoined Indian National Congress in 2021, Contested the 2022 Punjab Legislative Assembly election for Mansa
ControversiesAccused of promoting gun culture and Jatt background, Legal challenges for inflammatory lyrics and support of gun culture
Posthumous Release“SYL” (June 23, 2022)

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